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Dec 19, 2014, 17:25 ET

Duff & Phelps Closed-End Funds Announce Dividends

The Board of Directors of Duff & Phelps Global Utility Income Fund Inc. (NYSE: DPG), Duff & Phelps Utility and Corporate Bond Trust Inc....

Dec 16, 2014, 11:36 ET

Use of Prescription Drugs and Alcohol Declines Among U.S. Teens

 The University of Michigan's Monitoring the Future Study (MTF), an annual survey tracking teen drug abuse among 8th-, 10th,- and 12th-...

Dec 16, 2014, 09:05 ET
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New National Survey: More U.S. Teens Used E-Cigarettes than Traditional Cigarettes in 2014

 The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: A respected national survey of teen substance...

Dec 15, 2014, 13:21 ET
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New Report: Smokeless Tobacco Use is an Overlooked Global Scourge with a Huge Public Health Toll

The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: Smokeless tobacco use is an overlooked public health...

Dec 11, 2014, 13:00 ET
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National Report: Alaska Ranks 2nd in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

 Alaska ranks 2nd in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report...

Dec 11, 2014, 12:00 ET
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National Report: Hawaii Ranks 5th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

 Hawaii ranks 5th in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report...

Dec 11, 2014, 12:00 ET
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National Report: Nevada Ranks 42nd in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Nevada ranks 42nd in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released...

Dec 11, 2014, 12:00 ET
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National Report: Oregon Ranks 19th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Oregon ranks 19th in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report...

Dec 11, 2014, 12:00 ET
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National Report: California Ranks 26th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

California ranks 26th in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report...

Dec 11, 2014, 12:00 ET
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National Report: Washington Ranks 44th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Washington ranks 44th in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report...

Dec 11, 2014, 11:00 ET
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National Report: Arizona Ranks 17th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Arizona ranks 17th in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report...

Dec 11, 2014, 11:00 ET
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National Report: Wyoming Ranks 6th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Wyoming ranks 6th in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released...

Dec 11, 2014, 11:00 ET
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National Report: New Mexico Ranks 18th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

New Mexico ranks 18th in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report...

Dec 11, 2014, 11:00 ET
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National Report: Montana Ranks 14th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Montana ranks 14th in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report...

Dec 11, 2014, 11:00 ET
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National Report: Idaho Ranks 25th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

 Idaho ranks 25th in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report...

Dec 11, 2014, 11:00 ET
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National Report: Colorado Ranks 10th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

 Colorado ranks 10th in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report...

Dec 11, 2014, 11:00 ET
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National Report: Utah Ranks 13th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Utah ranks 13th in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released...

Dec 11, 2014, 10:00 ET
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National Report: Iowa Ranks 24th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Iowa ranks 24th in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report...

Dec 11, 2014, 10:00 ET
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National Report: Illinois Ranks 34th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Illinois ranks 34th in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report...

Dec 11, 2014, 10:00 ET
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National Report: Louisiana Ranks 27th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Louisiana ranks 27th in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report...