The City,Recreation: Cleansville


It may be news to some Chicagoans, but Chicago is one of the cleanest cities in the U.S. So, on a year-round basis, are Riverbank, Calif., Muncie, Ind., Omaha, Neb., Paramus, N.J., Chattanooga and Memphis, Tenn., and Grand Prairie, Texas. But none were quite tidy enough to win the National Clean Up-Paint Up-Fix Up Bureau's annual Cleanest Town award, subsidized by paint and varnish manufacturers, and presented by Agriculture Secretary Orville Freeman in Washington last week. The cleanest town in the U.S.: San Antonio, Texas.

The judges picked San Antonio from...

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