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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

  • Anthony Dolce / Flickr Commons

    SMF Passenger Numbers Highest Since Recession

    January 17, 2017

    2016 was a milestone year for Sacramento International Airport - 10.1 million passengers came through the airport, up nearly 5.3 percent from the previous year. The last time the airport hit the 10 million mark was in 2008.

  • Gas Prices Likely To Be Higher In 2017

    January 17, 2017

    Gas prices will likely be higher in 2017 compared to last year. That's the word from analysts who say motorists this year can expect to pay anywhere from 25 to 50 cents more per gallon, on average.

  • Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press

    California Home Foreclosures At 11-Year Low, But Backlogs Remain Copious

    January 12, 2017

    Housing data shows an 11-year low in foreclosure activity, but California is still ridden with a heavy backlog of home purchases with bad loans during the last housing bubble.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Sacramento Ballet Looks For New Artistic Director

    January 11, 2017

    The Sacramento Ballet is looking for a new artistic director. The organization says it will conduct a national search. Current artistic directors Ron Cunningham and Carinne Binda will continue as co-artistic directors through the 2017-18 season.

  • Courtesy of The California Channel

    Attorney General Nominee Becerra Clears First Hurdle

    January 10, 2017

    A California state Assembly committee voted six-to-three today to support Los Angeles-area Congressman Xavier Becerra as California's next attorney general.

  • Minimum Wage Increase Helps Spur Zoo Price Hikes

    January 4, 2017

    It'll cost you more to visit the Sacramento Zoo. Higher admission prices go into effect in the new year. Zoo officials say the price hikes will help with operational costs and with salaries, now that California has a higher minimum wage.

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    New Law: Showers For Homeless Community College Students

    January 3, 2017

    A new state law requires California community colleges with shower facilities to let homeless students use those showers. Previously, some campuses required students to be enrolled in physical education classes.

  • New Hiring, New Fears In New Year

    January 1, 2017

    More than 60 percent of the Sacramento area's top employers plan to hire in the first-quarter, up five percent from a year ago. But some companies are worried potential changes in healthcare and workplace benefits rules could thwart those plans.

  • 3 Quakes Hit Near California, Nevada State Line

    December 28, 2016

    Three moderate earthquakes that were felt early this morning in areas stretching from Carson City, Nevada to Mammoth Lakes in California erupted on a fractured fault line under the Northern Nevada desert.

  • More Californians Than Ever Projected To Travel Over Holidays

    December 22, 2016

    AAA's latest travel survey finds about 12.5 million Californians will be spending the holidays out-of-town. That’s the highest holiday travel number AAA has ever predicted for California. And it’s an increase of nearly two percent from last year.