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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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    Sacramento Zoo Euthanizes Zebra

    May 24, 2016

    The Sacramento Zoo says that after a rapid decline in health over the last few weeks a 20-year-old Grevy’s Zebra was humanely euthanized on Sunday.

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    Report: Sacramento Area Unemployment At 9 Year Low

    May 20, 2016

    State numbers show the Sacramento area unemployment rate of 5.1 percent in April was a nine-year low.

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    Report: Vacancy Rates Falling, Zombie Foreclosures Decreasing

    May 19, 2016

    A real estate report finds a 50 percent drop in Sacramento area "zombie foreclosures." That's when the bank has started the foreclosure process but not repossessed the property and the owner has left. The data also show vacancy rates are shrinking.

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    Placer County To Hold Mass Casualty Exercise

    May 17, 2016

    A mass casualty exercise Wednesday will turn an industrial area of Roseville into a disaster scene. The Placer County Office of Emergency Services says the exercise will test how well first-responders work together after an oil train accident.

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    ER Doctor: Bike Safely, Wear A Helmet

    May 17, 2016

    This being National Bike Month, a lot more people are peddling out on the roads. And doctors are warning bicyclists to wear helmets.

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    Study: Rents Rising, Incomes Declining

    May 12, 2016

    A new study says Sacramento County's lowest-income households spend 62 percent of their income on housing costs. The report says median rent has gone up 13 percent since 2000, while median rental household income has dropped 13 percent.

  • Report: Sacramento 4th Highest U.S. Real Estate Market

    May 9, 2016

    Research firm Clear Capital says the Sacramento market's current saturation rate of home foreclosures, short sales and other distressed property is only 12 percent. During the height of the housing crisis, about five years ago, it was 60 percent.

  • Report: Fewer Homeowners Underwater, More Equity Rich

    May 5, 2016

    RealtyTrac says at the end of the first-quarter, there were 611,563 California properties seriously underwater, representing 7.5 percent of all properties with a mortgage. That was down 18 percent from the same period last year.

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    California Gets Largest Share Of HUD Affordable Housing Dollars

    May 4, 2016

    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today it's allocating $174 million to help states produce affordable housing. California will get the bulk of that amount - $10 million.

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    CalRecycle Helps Cities, Counties Fight Tire Dumping

    May 3, 2016

    The fight against illegal tire dumping in California will get a little more muscle. CalRecycle, the state's recycling agency, announced today that it's awarding $5.7 million to 36 local jurisdictions for managing used tires and waste.