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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A budget battle appears to be brewing at Charlotte City Hall over the proposed streetcar project.

The cost of the first mile and a half of the streetcar track through uptown is expected to cost $37 million. The plan is to spend at least $12 million from the city budget on the project. A federal grant would pay for the rest.

But now some council members are asking if the money could be used to improve Charlotte's roads instead.

Stay tuned to NewsChannel 36 for more on this developing story.

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