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Steve Milne

Morning Edition Anchor & Reporter

Steve Milne is the Morning Edition anchor at Capital Public Radio. He's also an award-winning reporter whose work has been heard on NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered as well as Marketplace and The Voice of America.

Milne is a Capital Public Radio veteran. He started as a college intern in the mid 1980s and has been a perennial voice ever since.

While Milne's always had his foot in News, he's also played a big role in CPR's music programming. Milne hosted jazz airshifts for many years and even had a long-running, and popular, Saturday evening program called Global Beat that ended in 2003. It was around that time that he became All Things Considered host. In February of 2009 he moved to Morning Edition. 


    Stories by Steve Milne

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    Growing Urban Goat Movement

    July 29, 2015

    First it was chickens. Now goats seem to be making the transition from barnyard to backyard in some West Coast cities. But the animals are still illegal within Sacramento city limits.

  • Business Journal: ADA Confusion, Marijuana Tax Amnesty, Cupcakes

    July 24, 2015

    The head of California's state Board of Equalization says he wants to offer amnesty to marijuana businesses that haven't paid their taxes. Sacramento Business Journal Editor Jack Robinson has that story and more economic news.

  • Report: First Time Home Buyer Activity Up

    July 23, 2015

    Sacramento is among the top ten U.S. housing markets with the highest share of buyers using FHA loans in the first six months of 2015. That's according to a new report released today by RealtyTrac.

  • Eric Risberg / AP

    Scientists Warn Of Pacific Northwest Fault

    July 22, 2015

    Tuesday's early morning earthquake in the Bay Area was minor, but a lot of people are talking about the “really big one” forecast for the upper northwestern United States.

  • Cal State University Presidents Getting Raises

    July 21, 2015

    In Long Beach Tuesday, the California State University Board of Trustees voted to give campus presidents and other top executives two percent pay raises. Some teachers aren't happy about that.

  • Federal Grant Will Help Sacramento State Disabled Students

    July 20, 2015

    About 140 disabled students at Sacramento State will benefit every year from a new federal grant. The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the university $1.3 million over the next five years to boost support services.

  • Courtesy of Sacratomato Festival

    Second Annual Sacratomato Week Begins

    July 20, 2015

    It's tomato season in Sacramento. From big red slicers to tiny cherries, tomatoes are in abundance this time of year. And to celebrate, several midtown bars and restaurants are spotlighting tomato-based drinks and entrees.

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    California Unemployment Still Higher Than U.S. Rate

    July 17, 2015

    California's jobless rate fell from 6.4 percent in May to 6.3 percent in June, according to state unemployment numbers released today. But that's still not as low as the U.S. rate.

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    California Pistachio Growers Watching Iranian Deal

    July 17, 2015

    Pistachio growers in California may face more competition from Iranian-grown nuts if Congress approves the nuclear arms deal lifting trade sanctions with Iran. California is number two in world pistachio production and Iran is number one.

  • Courtesy of the California Dream

    California Dream Revives Team Tennis In Sacramento

    July 17, 2015

    Citrus Heights is the place to be tonight if you love world team tennis. That's where Sacramento's new team the California Dream will play. Last year, the city's previous team The Capitals left for Las Vegas and eventually folded.