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By Michael McFall

Neitzsche would approve

Commuters on Foothill Drive were greeted with a message Wednesday morning that would make Fredrich Neitzsche proud: “God does not exist.”

The words were flashing from the electric construction sign posted, coincidentally enough, outside the LDS Institute of Religion, across the street from the U. Usually the sign warns drivers to expect delays or slow down for construction, but sometime Tuesday night a vandal broke the lock on the machine and changed the message by typing a new one into its keyboard, according to the Utah Department of Transportation.

UDOT has replaced the $20,000 sign with a less atheistic one. The lock on the old sign will eventually be repaired.

Lesson not learned

After a string of electronics burglaries on Greek Row last winter, the Greek Council tried to warn its residents about locking their doors. Someone didn’t get the memo.

Last week, a Sigma Chi fraternity member reported a burglary to the Salt Lake City Police Department. Someone had stolen his laptop and iPod touch. When officers arrived, they found no signs of forced entry8212;the thief strolled in through an unlocked door, said Salt Lake City Police Sgt. Robin Snyder.

The police do not have any suspects.

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