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2 white power advocates who got lots in Leith from Craig Cobb say they might build on them

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BISMARCK, North Dakota — White supremacist Craig Cobb is gone from Leith. But two of the three white power advocates to whom he gave property say they might build on their lots.

While Cobb was unsuccessfully trying to turn Leith into an Aryan enclave, he gave lots to white separatist Tom Metzger, neo-Nazi leader Jeff Schoep (skoop) and white supremacist Alex Linder.

Metzger says he's considering at some point building a monument to the white race, or perhaps erecting a sign imploring oil companies to not destroy the environment.

Schoep says he's considering putting up a building for National Socialist Movement members.

Mayor Ryan Schock says it isn't a major concern for the city. He says officials have discussed possible ways to get the lots back but haven't yet approached Metzger, Schoep or Linder.

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