News for Wednesday, October 21, 2020



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Jesse Davenport

Jesse Davenport was one of the founders of Vicksburg-based Foam Packaging and, during his time there, he used his skills as a tool and die maker to design a mold that was used to produce the first 18-count Polystyrene egg carton in the nation.

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Obama Endorses Espy in US Senate Contest in Mississippi

Mike Espy, a Democrat trying to unseat a Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi, said Wednesday that he has received his “biggest endorsement yet,” from former President Barack Obama.

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Sports Complex Planned at Former Mississippi Water Park Site

A sports complex is being planned at the site of a former water park near Mississippi's capital city, according to officials.

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Trump Camp: Stop Using His Name in Medical Marijuana Effort

President Donald Trump's campaign is telling a Mississippi group to stop saying that Trump supports a ballot measure that would legalize medical marijuana in the state.