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Former CIA Director John Brennan was a member of the Threat Assessment Panel at The Texas Tribune Festival. Photos by Bob Daemmrich Photography Inc.

Assessing terror risk

How great is the terrorist threat for the United States, and what steps can be taken to reduce radicalization?

Although the area below the dam is fenced off, people can still access the the swimming hole by swimming up the San Marcos River. Pieces of orange sawhorses still litter the site where the bank has been reinforced after it was damaged by the floods of 2015. Daily Record photo by Denise Cathey

Finally ... a dam plan!

After suffering extensive damage in floods from 2013 through 2015, Spring Lake Dam is due for repairs — and after three years, Texas State University is ready to put a construction company to work