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USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey says heavy rains from incoming Tropical Storm Barry could add to already high river and stream levels in the lower Mississippi River Basin - levels caused by runoff from heavy rains and flooding in the nation's mid-section earlier this year.
A panel of nutrition researchers is hard at work developing an advisory report that will help shape the next edition of the government's Dietary Guidelines for Americans. (Gary Crawford, Carol Boushey and Eve Stoody)