Here's a look at AP's general news coverage in Minnesota. Questions about coverage plans go to News Editor Doug Glass at 612-332-2727 or dglass@ap.org. Jeff Baenen is on the desk.

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TOP STORY:

DEATH PENALTY-US POLITICS

MINNEAPOLIS — Pope Francis' decree that the death penalty is "inadmissible" in all cases poses a dilemma for Roman Catholic politicians and judges in the United States who may have to choose whether to strictly follow the tenets of their faith or the rule of law. By Amy Forliti. SENT: 960 words, photos.

AROUND THE STATE:

POLICE SHOOTING-ST. PAUL

ST. PAUL, Minn. —The Minnesota chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has urged authorities to speed up the release of information in a fatal officer-involved shooting in St. Paul. SENT: 130 words, photos. Updates on merits.

PROFESSOR'S UNION LAWSUIT

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — A St. Cloud State University professor has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that her First Amendment rights are being violated because she's represented by a union with whom she disagrees. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.

IN BRIEF:

MOSQUE DEFACED

SPORTS:

TWINS-INDIANS

CLEVELAND — The AL Central-leading Indians can increase their division lead as they open a three-game series against second-place Minnesota with Trevor Bauer starting the opener of the four-game series against Twins right-hander Kyle Gibson. Game time 7:10 p.m.

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