Boat fire sparks wildfire SE of Prineville, threatens homes

A boat on fire sparked a fast-moving wildfire that raced across more than 60 acres on the rimrock southeast of Prineville late Wednesday afternoon, threatening several homes before firefighters could get a handle on it, officials said.

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On this day: June 12

POSTED: 10:49 AM PDT June 10, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT June 11, 2016 

Baseball sees its first perfect game, Anne Frank receives a diary for her birthday, civil rights leader Medgar Evers is assassinated, "Raiders of the Lost Ark" dominates the box office, and Nicole Brown Simpson is murdered, all on this day.

OTD June 12 - Alex Rodriguez
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2012: New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez hits the 23rd grand slam of his career, tying a mark originally set on Aug. 20, 1938, by fellow Yankees slugger Lou Gehrig. He has since hit two more to move past Gehrig for the most career grand slams in MLB history.

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