Numbers: Oct. 27, 2003

5 Number of courtroom seats available to the public at the trial of sniper suspect John Allen Muhammad

1,832 Number of entrants in a lottery to win one of those spots for a day

$15 million Value of a contract awarded to an American firm to build a cement factory in Iraq with taxpayer dollars

$80,000 Amount an Iraqi businessman spent (using Saddam's confiscated funds) to build the same factory, after delays prevented the American firm from doing it

65,000 Minimum number of fans at Miami's Pro Player Stadium during each play-off game between the Florida Marlins and the Chicago Cubs

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