Marketplace AM for October 22, 2004

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Send lawyers, guns, and money ...

Election Day is still more than a week away. But volunteers are already fanning out across the country to insure the polling goes smoothly. These aren't your average volunteers. They're armed with law degrees. Marketplace's Amy Scott reports. (Photo: Getty Images)

World Series dollars

The World Series gets underway Saturday. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Marketplace's business of sports commentator Michael Knisley about where the money comes into play, both during the championship and after. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sinclair's bad week

It hasn't been a good week for Sinclair Broadcasting. First there was the controversy surrounding a documentary it planned to air. Then, the company's stock plunged. Now, Sinclair faces a lawsuit from its shareholders. Host Cheryl Glaser talks to the shareholder's attorney William Lerach, about the danger of promoting political ideologies in a publicly held company.