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The Man Behind The Fireworks Counter

Eli O'Connell, is general manager of Shelton Fireworks in West Harrison, Indiana.
Eli O'Connell, is general manager of Shelton Fireworks in West Harrison, Indiana.

Eli O’Connell is general manager of Shelton fireworks in West Harrison, Indiana.

We check in with him about business today.

He tells Here & Now he went to bed at 5:30 a.m. this morning and got up at 7:30 a.m., he expects to be working late tonight too.

O’Connell says business starts picking up around Memorial Day.

Tonight he and his staff may celebrate the end of the busy season with a few fireworks of their own.

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