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Former Aryan compound to become a peace park

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COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — A former Aryan Nations compound has been donated to a college foundation to operate as a peace park, officials said Monday.

"North Idaho College has long served as a beacon for human rights in Idaho," school president Michael Burke said. "This gift will allow us to continue that tradition."

The 20-acre lakeside property was owned by a neo-Nazi group until September, when the group lost the land in a lawsuit brought by two people who said compound members assaulted them.