Tales from the Trail

Chicago River is plenty clean, Mayor Daley says

June 2, 2010

Chicago river photo2Photo Credit: REUTERS/Jeff Haynes

Upset that the federal government instructed Chicago to clean up its namesake river to make the water swimmable, Mayor Richard Daley suggested Washington attend to the Potomac River and leave him alone.

If it’s Wednesday, the fireball isn’t real

March 23, 2009

Spoiler alert: Reading this may or may not (we don’t really know) spoil a surprise in a pilot for a new CBS action series called “Washington Field.”