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The latest Cardinal News Update is now live on Blue Ridge PBS, available either through the station’s Echo streaming service or on demand here.

In this installment, Megan Schnabel and Dwayne Yancey of Cardinal News discuss the recent appearance by Rep. Ro Khanna, the congressman from the Silicon Valley. Khanna spoke in Blacksburg as part of the Cardinal News Speaker Series, talking about what smaller communities can do to get a piece of the technology sector.

You can read our coverage of the event:

Tech hubs must share the digital wealth, congressman says.

An idea spurred by Khanna: Could Virginia’s tobacco commission be a model for other places?