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Hacked Texas construction signs call Donald Trump a lizard

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Electronic construction signs in the Dallas area appear to have been hacked, displaying messages calling Donald Trump a reptile and imploring early morning commuters to take a day off work. Electronic construction signs in the Dallas area appear to have been hacked, displaying messages calling Donald Trump a reptile and imploring early morning commuters to take a day off work.
Hackers appeared to be giving their support to Bernie Sanders Hackers appeared to be giving their support to Bernie Sanders
DALLAS -

Electronic construction signs in the Dallas area appear to have been hacked, displaying messages calling Donald Trump a reptile and imploring early morning commuters to take a day off work.
    
The portable signs along Interstate 30 and elsewhere flashed messages early Tuesday including, "Donald Trump is a ... shape shifting lizard!" Another message read, "Bernie for president," referring to Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders.
    
Another sign said: "Work is canceled. Go back home."
    
The signs appear to be ones used by the Texas Department of Transportation.
    
TxDOT told Dallas-Fort Worth broadcaster KRLD that there's no humor in what the hackers did. The agency says the messages bumped warnings to motorists about nearby construction zones.
    
The Associated Press left a message for a TxDOT spokesman seeking comment.

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