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Byline: Eric Pryne
Jul. 27--As Sound Transit nears a decision on scrubbing its proposed First Hill light-rail station, some of the station's biggest supporters are questioning whether cancellation would save enough money to achieve the goal many rail backers seek.
"They're trying to get to the University of Washington [without raising taxes]," Seattle City Councilman Richard McIver, a Sound Transit board member, said yesterday. "I don't think we can get there, even without First Hill."
"I think it's questionable," said state Rep. Ed Murray, D-Seattle, whose district includes First Hill.
The Sound Transit board is to vote tomorrow on whether to drop First Hill from its proposed light-rail extension from downtown Seattle to Northgate. Some have …