June 30, 2010 3:15pm
• This UPDATES our earlier story
• Claims a grudge impedes talks
• Not likely, says city manager
But Interim City Manager Keven OíRouke says heís not aware of any grudge between him and the union and suggests the claim is a smokescreen.
The union held a news conference Wednesday afternoon after a Superior Court judge rejected its request for a restraining order stopping the city from shutting down regular operation of Ladder Truck 4 and reassigning the 15-member crew.