Ellie Mannette

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If you bang on a metal can, most people only hear a racket. Ellie Mannette heard much more.

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West Virginia Morning
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

On this West Virginia Morning, the European-based insulation manufacturing company Rockwool held a handful of community open houses last week in Jefferson County. The aim was to better-connect with residents, many of whom don’t want the company to locate in the Eastern Panhandle. As Liz McCormick reports, Saturday’s Rockwool open house drew a crowd of hundreds who rallied outside to protest the plant.