Sasha Aslanian Feature Archive

Mohamed Alsadig, a 38-year-old Muslim man who hosts a popular soul radio show in Mankato, has an unusual following: inmates at the Federal Correctional Facility in Waseca, Minn. (03/07/2012)
Advocates for women rallied at the state capital to call on legislators to support policies that reduce domestic violence in Minnesota communities. (03/06/2012)
Some international travelers at the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport have a new option for faster clearance through customs. (03/05/2012)
Low-cost Spirit Airlines announce Wednesday that it will start non-stop service from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to Chicago's O'Hare airport and Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport. (02/29/2012)
A lawsuit brought by three same-sex couples seeking marriage licenses in Hennepin County may be headed to the Minnesota Supreme Court on a technical matter. (02/23/2012)
The watchdog group Common Cause filed two complaints with the Minnesota Campaign Finance Board Wednesday against groups lobbying on behalf of the same-sex marriage ban amendment. (02/22/2012)
The Legislative Auditor says there are gaps in Minnesota's child protection system -- variations in how counties and some Indian tribes first respond to cases of alleged mistreatment of children. (02/22/2012)
A 7-year-old child in Montrose, Minn. was killed by an out-of-control motorist while waiting on the sidewalk for his school bus shortly after 8:00 a.m. Friday. (02/10/2012)
Federal statistics report that one in every three adolescent girls in the United States is a victim of physical, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner. (02/09/2012)
Political enthusiasm this year got voters down in the trenches in the suburban swing district of Eagan. (02/08/2012)
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, in Bloomington, promises to repeal President Barack Obama's signmature health care reform legislation, and launches a full-frontal attack on GOP front-runner Mitt Romney. (02/07/2012)
Minnesotans got their first look at who's trying to influence their vote this November on a constitutional ballot question defining marriage. (02/01/2012)
A non-profit that helped Minnesota's newest African immigrants is closing. (01/31/2012)
Rep. Michele Bachmann paid a surprise visit today to a group of pastors and state lawmakers working to pass a constitutional amendment defining marriage. (01/27/2012)
Minnesota may step up its efforts against invasive Asian carp using Outdoor Heritage Funds, one of four legacy amendment funds. (01/26/2012)