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AAA: Gas prices not expected to spike for Thanksgiving

High food prices have been a burden for many preparing for Thanksgiving. For those who plan on traveling, high gas prices are a concern. AAA spokesperson Aldo Vazquez explained what to expect at the pump.

“Over the next week, we don’t anticipate any major spikes in prices and any kind of increases that we’ve been seeing for the most part have slowed down. But these elevated prices for what you’re paying at the pump right now are likely to remain and stick around for quite some time," Vazquez said.

Vasquez said as long as the price of crude oil remains above $75 per barrel, gas prices will continue being high. 

Reyna Preciado started her internship with KJZZ in August 2021. She is a senior at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, focusing on community-related stories.She previously had been pursuing a major in biochemistry, but switched directions after becoming a server. During her time serving, she found that so many people had stories to share and so many voices deserved to be heard.She loved to write in her AP English classes in high school, so she made the decision to use her writing and communication skills to major in broadcast journalism. It was always a dream of hers to become a news anchor after being cast as an anchor in a fourth-grade newscast. It was silly, but it stuck with her, and she was eager to follow her dream when she was finally inspired to change directions. Now, she continues being inspired by the many voices within her community that have been waiting for an opportunity to be able to address what's important to them.When she is not working on a story, she likes to cook, sing and hang out with her crazy toddler.