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unemployment rate stayed at three-point-four-percent st month. month.the number of unemployed iowans dropped by 500 from november.just last year the rate was at four-point-three percent.the national rate righw now stands at five-point- zero. because the state's unemployment is so low, it's hard for companies right now to find workers to fill skilled trades.but, a 75- thousanddollar grant hopes to bring more iowa womemeto construction as a possible career. career.cbs 2 news reporter joe huisinga joins from the newsroom to explain.joe. scott a partnership between iowa works and hawkeye community college hopes to make a difference throughout the state.the college is bringing its construction simulator trailer to work force development sites with a special focus on attracting women to the industry. melanie klinesmith: i want to
of the jobsite so that i'm not overlooked when it comes time to call a new person in. melanie klinesmith is just starting to refresh her memory she's been in construction before and she knows the payoff can be big for those that work hard.melanie klinesmith: when i test out as a journeymen can be making $50,000 a year and loving my job so i don't see why more women don't do it.carlos vega with iowa workforce development says in a titi of low unemployment its smart business for companies to reach out to women. carlos vega: although women have been in construction for a very long time no where near the numbers that men have and so the that men have and sosohe employers are reaching out they're giving more opportunities to women.and the sinulators are a good way to spark some new interestcarlos vega: just because someone dosen't have the experience doing that type of work
who you are doesn't matter it's the work you put in that untsmelanie klinesmith: men really react well to women to seeing women come into the workforce and the trades.even if all the guys aren't sold women like melaine aren't owing down.melanie klinesmith: if they're not used to seeing a woman in the field they'll get used to it. the construction simulator will be on site at the iowa workforce development center through friday so if you're thinking about building a brighter future for yourself this might be the place.in cedar rapids joe huisinga cbs 2 news happening right now... now...planned parenthood of the heartland d says it will be closing its dubuque health center. center.the organization tells cbs 2 news, it will no longer offer servicesprovided by a clinician. clinician.the location will continue to offer telemedicine and testing for sexually transmitted diseases. diseases.the organization says employees impacted by the closure will be transfered t/ other locations. locations.no date has been set
the building is sold. tonight, the founder of a group that videotaped planned parenthood executives talking about baby parts maintains his innocence.this just a day after grand jury indictments of two people involved in videotaping the conversations. their recordings sparked national outcry and debate. debate.sarah navoy has our continuing coverage. coverage. it was an effort to expose what abortion opponents call "horrific."but the alleged selling of fetal body parts by planned parenthood caught on undercover camera - backfired. now court documents s released tuesday show center for medical progress founder david daleiden faces a misdemeanor charge for purchasing or selling human organs. daleiden and employee sandra merritt are both charged with *felonies* for r eating and using fake i-d's during thier undercover investigation. "baird: i don't think i have ever seen that before as my 20 something years as a judge" former district judge --
fense serious."baird: this is different clearly than a 19 year old college kid getting a fake id so he can get into a bar. "baird says the main difference lies in the fact that the contrtrersial videos sparked national outrage, as well as state and federal investigations.the videos even prompted some states, including texas, to attempt to defund planned parenthood. "b"brd: because of the explosion from the videos has been so large that i would think this is not a case that they could ever sweep under the rug. that this has ti be actively prosecuted"nationally e reaction is mixed.u-s senator susan collins says this indictment illustrates why having all the evidence is important before making major changes to planned parenthood funding. "collins: it's so important that we make decisions here in the senate based on the facts and that can be difficult when you look at a video that is upsetting to know whether or not you're
(((standup)))in a statement daleiden said their actions are protected under the first amendment. an online petition pushing to drop the charges already has more than 30- thousand signatures. reporting -- i'm sarah navoy. developing tonight, authorities have arrested arrestedtwo people in connection to a deadly arson. arson.the e se involves the deaths of two men in a 2006 house fire in rural wapello county.seth anderson and nathan messer, who were sleeping on the second floor of the home were killed. killed.today, authorities arrested zachary dye and christopher yenger. investigagtors reopened the case this month when they discovered the house was intentionally set on fire after an altercation at a birthday party.both dye an yenger are now charged with felony m mder. new tonight at six - cedar rapids police policeneed your help finding a man who is using a stolen credit card to make purchases. the department tells cbs 2 news, the suspspt in these surveillance photos was last seen riding in a white s-u-v. if you know this man or have
the cedar rapids police department or linn county crime stoppers. happenininnow - 200 prison inmates across the state are learning new skills - building to a better future. back in 2014, the department of corrections started a program at t anamosa prison that allows offenders to learn and work at a trade, while incarcerated. it was so successful that by the end of last year, the program had expanded to all nine iowa prisons. these inmates become apprentices in things like cooking, welding or cabinet making. each has a certain set of curriculum hours combined with hands on training. "our program ffuses on helping people, our program focuses on building skill, our program focuses on our mission of no more victims. victims.officials say the goal is to keep offenders from returning to jail by giving them a marketable skill by the time they re-enter society. right now - nearly 30-percent wind up back behind bars.
themselves as to how t ts program is helping them break the cycle. be sure to watch tonight on cbs 2 news ten at 10. with only six days until the iowa caucuses, the g-o-p field is fighting it out until the end. end.the latest quinnipiac poll of likely republican caucus-goers shows donald trump ahead of ted cruz by just two points. that's within the margin of error.however nationally, a cnn-ororpoll shows donald trump leading the pack with 41-percent. republicans will have a chance to capture voters during a debate on fox news channel this thursday. democrats are also staying close to iowa less than a week before the caucuses. last night, all three candidates were in des moines for a town hall. all three defended themselves on key issues for the last time on the same stage. for a break down of their points - head to our new website, cbs 2 iowa dot com. each day the horizons organization provides hundreds of home bound adults in cedar
brought to their doors. doors.in recent years - though - horizons has seen a steady decline in federal funding. many who rely on the service are on medicaid.their meals on wheels program alone serves fresh food to eleven hundred older adults every day.they have a long list of clients who depend on them like dorothy ben-nesh. "the people that i talk to when i call on the phone and talk to are ery nice and very accommodating and they just treat you great. just treat you wonderful and tha's what us older people need. someone to look after us like that." that."meals on whwhls will celebrate its sixth annual share the love fundraiser from february eighth to the twelfth. if you would like contribute visit the link on our website, c-b-s two iowa dot com. right now, coralville is looking to immortalize legendary legendaryfootball coach hayden
statuef the former head hk. if approved, the 36-thousand dollar statue e ould stand at a spot along first avenue which is also known as hayden fry way.the city plans to hire, kalona-based max-cast, to design and create the statue, which would be unveiled at this year's fry-fest. still to come on cbs 2 news at six - hilton magic is back in ames. how the cyclones were able to take down another high rankingng big g team. team.
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the stars may get the publicity... but it's the role players that make the hawkeyes go... coming up in sports... hear why coach fran thinks those guys are so important.... "cbs 2 news connects with you.u. call us at 1-800-222-kganemail us at news at cbs 2 iowa dot comconnect with us on facebook at facebook/kgan cbs 2.
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as president, i will. i'i'bernie sanders, d i approve this mesesge. lots of people deserve credit for iowa's torrid start in the big ten... this is fran mccaffery's best coaching
job... jarrod uthoff's playing like one of the best players in cololge basketball.... but don't forget about the bench... all year long... fran mccaffery has heaped praise on dom uhl, brady ellingson, and the rest of the bench mob... and as they've grown and
soared... all the way up to number three in the country... on this team... don't doubt the depth... "they've been consistent. lot of times, you'll have a guy come off the bench and have a good game. but baer, uhl, ellingson, wagner, they've had a lot of good games... you can't survive a grueling big ten schedule with five or six guys -- you just can't.. even on days when they haven't scored as
much, they've been rock solid defensively, they've taken care of the ball, and they're not mistake guys. on the women's side... bluder's bunch has fafaen on hard times... three straight losses for the hawkeyes... and they've given up more than 80 points in all three... now they've gotta bounce back... this is a program that's been to eight straight nc-double-e- toururments...and if they want to make it nine straight... lisa bluder believes they need to get to nine conference wins... a goal she thinks is still attainable... you u tta stata somewhwhe... and you can't say we're gonna win em all... i just think
pressure on anybody but i think you can look at our schedule and as a team today we're gonna go through that and look at how we can get this done... but no we have not thrown the white flag... no way... we're just looking forward to getting out there and getting back othe winning track... it's been a tough stretch... and it's been frustrating.... but i think we're just eager to
get back out there and put things together because we know we can... for cyclone fans.... it's like a good movie you can watch over and over and over again... last night... iowa state trailed nsas for most of the game.... but like they've done so many times... in the second half... they got hot, made a run... and with the help of hilton magic... beat another top-five team... c-b-s two's zach hanley has more... not one team ever has beaten bill self and kansas 4 out of the last 5 times they played the jayhawks... until last night when iowa state e d it... thankskso monte morris morris"plain and simple, that
as he goes. that guy has carried us the whole season... i couldn't be happier for the kid." kid.""my teammates and coaches pressed me and put emphasis on defense and when we see shots go in it's easier to guard people because they're kind of tired to on the other end so i think thatatsparked it." " "he's playing really well right now, i have a lot of confidence in him.. i like the ball in his hands.. i like him in the side pick and roll and let him play and distribute . . he's a special kid."the final stat line for the man they call big game tae... 21 points. 9 assists, and 4 rebounds... and it doesn't get any easier for morris and the clones staturday's a date with texas a&m... the 5th ranked team in the nation.. at hilton colesium... zach hanley ... cbs 2 sporor. speaking of monte morris... the junior guard was named the naismith trophy player of the week today... just a day after being named the big twelve player of the week...in t t
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