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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

  • Undocumented Students Urged To Apply For Aid, Colleges Quell Deportation Fears

    February 27, 2017

    Fewer California students are applying for financial aid as the March 2nd Cal Grant deadline approaches. Officials say it's because undocumented students are afraid if they apply, their personal information will be sent to the federal government.

  • Brett K. Snow, Pool / AP Photo

    Air Quality Advocates Worry EPA Waivers At Risk

    February 23, 2017

    California's ability to make its own air quality rules comes from waivers granted by the federal Environmental Protection Agency. Some people are afraid those could be coming to an end. The EPA's new chief has not committed to continuing waivers.

  •  Editor B / Flickr

    District Holds Town Halls In Search For New Leader

    February 21, 2017

    What kind of qualities should Sacramento City Unified School District's next leader have? That's one question SCUSD is posing to the community in a series of town hall meetings starting tonight. A total of seven town halls will be held.

  • San Joaquin County Office of Emergency Services / Courtesy

    Evacuations Lifted For Yuba, Sutter Counties, Crews Stabilize Breached Levee Near Manteca

    February 21, 2017

    One of the spillway gates on the Don Pedro Reservoir remains open Tuesday. More snow and scattered rains are expected for the Sierra and Sacramento region in the coming days. Meanwhile, most evacuations for Yuba and Sutter county have been lifted.

  • Flood Warning For Dry Creek Area In Rio Linda; Evac Order Remains South Of Manteca

    February 20, 2017

    UPDATE 10:50 p.m.: Sacramento OES has issued a voluntary evacuation warning for the Dry Creek area in Rio Linda. The levee breach in San Joaquin County is halted, but evacuation orders are still in place. Truckee CHP says I-80 westbound is open.

  • Animal Legal Defense Fund

    Lawsuit Alleges Animal Cruelty At Cal Expo

    February 16, 2017

    The Animal Legal Defense Fund is suing Cal Expo and Regents of the University of California for alleged animal cruelty during the State Fair at Cal Expo. The suit is intended to stop the fair from displaying pregnant pigs in confined cages.

  • Gideon Tsang / Flickr

    Fifty Cent Rise In Sacramento Area Gas Prices Expected

    February 15, 2017

    If you're not happy with $2.70, today's average price for a gallon of gas in Sacramento, you're certainly not going to be too pleased with $3.20, which could be the new normal as we head towards May. That's the word from a petroleum analyst.

  • California Department of Water Resources

    Oroville Spillway Update: Gov. Brown Asks President To Declare Emergency

    February 13, 2017

    Gov. Jerry Brown placed a formal request for the President to declare an emergency at the Oroville Dam. He says an announcement will not be made tonight regarding the current evacuation order affecting nearly 200,000 people living downstream.

  • Courtesy of UC Davis

    Researchers Find Mold In Medical Marijuana Samples

    February 8, 2017

    Some users of medicinal pot could be at risk of serious and even fatal infections. That's the warning from UC Davis researchers after finding potentially lethal bacteria and mold on 20 cannabis samples obtained from Northern California dispensaries.

  • Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press

    More Competition For Low-Priced Foreclosures

    February 2, 2017

    More third-party buyers are stepping into the Sacramento area housing market. Those are investors who buy foreclosures to convert into rentals or resell at higher prices. Last year, 45 percent of foreclosure auction sales went to third-party buyers.