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American Airlines announced 14 new flights from Austin Thursday. The airline previously announced 10 new routes in March. (American Airlines)

American Airlines announced 14 new routes departing from Austin on Thursday. The routes will begin this fall and include 10 domestic destinations and four international ones.

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Taken at 10:40 a.m., lines for the TSA checkpoint are backed up. (Claire Partain)

Mayhem at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport started this morning, first with TSA lines wrapping around the check-in counters and then with police investigating a bomb threat, that has since been cleared.

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A Tesla diner could be part of a supercharging station like this one. (Tesla, Inc.)

Between Central Texas barbeque and Boca Chica tacos, it's no surprise Texas' new resident Elon Musk is ready to dabble in the restaurant business next.

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The music scene in south Austin contrasts the North, where tech and large-scale shopping centers like The Domain thrive. (Laura Figi/Austonia)

In 1987, North and South Austinites put their differences to the test as they met on opposite banks of what was then called Town Lake for an epic tug-of-war competition, where more than a hundred "Bubbas" of South Austin, the so-called "auto parts capital of the world," met with the "Yuppies," who were known by the South as "wine-sipping, quiche-eater pantywaists."

More than 30 years later after the ripped T-shirt Bubbas dragged their suit and tie Northern foes into the water, Lady Bird Lake separates two very different cultures within the capital.

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