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YEAR IN REVIEW: Foxconn, election, building boom make 2018 one for the history books

FILE - In this June 6, 2017, file photo, construction continues on the Milwaukee Bucks' new NBA basketball arena in downtown Milwaukee. The Bucks and Fiserv Co. announced Thursday, July 26, 2018, a 25-year naming rights deal for the nearly completed Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center in downtown Milwaukee, which opens in August 2018. The arena will be named Fiserv Forum and will be the new home of the Bucks and Marquette's men's basketball team. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger, File)

Perhaps more so than any other year in recent memory, 2018 was momentous for the construction industry in Wisconsin.

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Northwestern, Freshwater a contrast in meeting hiring goals

Members of Milwaukee's Common Council were offered a study in contrasts on Tuesday: The construction team working on the Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons continue to meet the city's resident-hiring and contracting goal for the massive project. Meanwhile, south of Interstate 94, the group behind a much smaller Freshwater Plaza Apartments project is falling short.

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