Jobless in Iowa

A third of Iowa's unemployed have been looking for work for six months or more.
2:59 | 12/05/11

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After 21 years of easy company -- noble lost -- job as a product manager -- where he's been looking for a new one for almost a year. I can't -- experience. But as well thank my family for the last five years. They took place. -- -- -- And some. I'm wears -- every experiment that hit me tonight. But I didn't. Her company. A subsidiary Hearst Corp. had 2000 employees. And -- work directly with -- and publishing clients after two decades that we're into the sea off -- every morning. She's not act which focused and dedicated to her job search she's a member of unemployed in one. A group that twice monthly to learn networking skills social media let me get into. The -- of others -- situation. Almost all who attended were merely professionals war many after what they see job for decades. For -- being unemployed for so long is Florida -- And her sons are scared. It's extremely difficult -- they hear concerns. Aren't getting any place Atlanta and -- -- -- -- -- schools. What happens. And there were. First glance I was economy looks better than -- but it jobless rate for people out of work for six months or more is that 34%. Nearly twice what it was reported recession hit the nation. Economists Danish -- in the Iowa State University says that these are the unemployed here in Iowa. Just look at those unemployed in my -- professionals many looking for jobs for the first time in -- We look better it sounds better it feels better but in fact we have a lot of the stresses and the consequences of the recession. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- says things are great and I. Many of us have been -- A year and. Clinton -- -- I think you know look I'm not. Speaking caucuses here. And she says number one. I feel that's the best. -- us. That is the number -- witnesses. -- -- Noble is currently registered -- Democrat. Although -- has voted for Republicans in the past. She plans to register as a Republican or -- he says he's -- -- problem but he's still very much undecided. But working rigor she want to hear more specifics from the candidate about what they used to help horror -- others like. Indian should -- walls ABC news.

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