Mills drops out; Medical marijuana vote; Soldier killed; Lightning victim dies; Fire update

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Republican Buz Mills suspended his campaign for Arizona Governor Tuesday.

According to senior staffers, the Yavapai County businessman feels the race is now focused on immigration and border security, not the economic issues that prompted him to run.

State Treasurer Dean Martin suspended his candidacy Friday. That leaves Governor Jan Brewer and political newcomer Matthew Jette as the only two left in the race.


Arizona voters will decide whether to legalize medical marijuana in November.

If Proposition 203 passes, state budget analysts predict 66,000 people would register under the program. They based the estimates on the existing medical marijuana program in Colorado. Those numbers include nearly 40,000 patients and more than 26,000 designated caregivers.


A Tucson soldier wounded last week by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan -- has died.

Chris Moon passed away at an army hospital in Germany where doctors had to amputate both of his legs. The former Tucson High School baseball star turned down a full scholarship to the U of A to enlist.


Fire and hospital officials confirm a Tucson golfer struck by lightning Saturday at Fred Enke has died. The 40-year-old was hitting balls on the driving range at the time.

He spent the last few days in critical condition. Another man nearby received a shock but was treated on the scene.


Another lightning strike caused a fire near Sabino Canyon, but that fire is no longer growing. The McFall fire is now 80% contained, and rain and natural barriers should contain the rest of it naturally. It burned 15 acres in all.