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Research beefing up steaks, hamburgers with healthy omega-3s

Health-conscious consumers might be persuaded to eat more beef if it was fortified with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids naturally found in salmon and walnuts, according to researchers and some ranchers who are feeding cattle flaxseed — even marine algae — with an eye to offering another wholesome dinner choice.
NOAA teams were out Thursday assessing the water levels in the Conway, S.C. area. Officials don't expect the forecasted rain to increase the river levels, but they do say it will slow the recession of the flood waters.