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NML is in the midst of dismantling one of its main buildings in downtown Milwaukee – and replacing it with a skyscraper. Within months, nearly 150 city residents could find themselves working on the project.

Workers are nearly finished demolishing the old, brown NML building. Later this year, they’ll begin constructing the new tower. That’ll take until 2017.

“It’s going to be a major construction project and our goal as a partner in that project is to provide opportunities for our residents to be involved.”...

Buford says his agency will do most of the worker training at its headquarters, but other partners are coming on board.

“For instance, a lot of building and trade apprenticeship programs are willing to also do training at their sites,” Buford says.

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