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Protesters demonstrate against abortion at the Texas Rally for Life on Jan. 23, 2021, at the state Capitol in Austin. (Jordan Vonderhaar)

Gov. Greg Abbott signed into a law Wednesday a measure that would prohibit in Texas abortions as early as six weeks — before some women know they are pregnant — and open the door for almost any private citizen to sue abortion providers and others.

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The average daily temperature in Austin continues to increase due to climate change, according to new data released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. (City of Austin)

Austin's already warm climate is getting warmer, according to new data released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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Austin's Giga Texas site has another plan in the works, according to a file shared with the city of Austin. (Tesla Owners of Austin/Twitter)

A few months before Tesla's massive Giga Texas factory is scheduled to be complete, the company appears to be constructing another industrial building on its property nearby.

A plan filed with the city on April 30 appears to show another large building plan on the company's 2,500-acre lot. The project is located near the Gigafactory on Harold Road and appears to be part of Tesla's "Bobcat Project."

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Bitcoin is a digital currency that is mined by companies like Blockcap that use blockchain technology to create and record currency.

Elon Musk and girlfriend Grimes may have brought a high-profile love for cryptocurrency to Austin, but the city is now also host to one of the largest blockchain technology companies in North America.

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