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Gas prices soaring; Mr Rogers Sweater Drive; Thanksgiving meals; "Untold Stories"

The price of gas in Florida jumped 10 cents in the past week to an average of $3.36 a gallon for regular unleaded.
The price of gas in Florida jumped 10 cents in the past week to an average of $3.36 a gallon for regular unleaded.

It’s the time of year for folks to travel for the holidays, as well as speaking up about high gas prices. This morning, the White House announced that President Joe Biden is releasing 50 million barrels of oil from the nation's emergency stockpile to lower costs during a recent spike in gas prices and soaring inflation.

Guest: David Bauerlein, Florida Times-Union.

Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive

WJCT Public Media is partnering with VyStar Credit Union, Suddath and the Tom Bush Family of Dealerships to present the 19th annual Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive. You can donate new and gently used sweaters, jackets and blankets through Nov. 30. The items will be donated to nonprofits across Jacksonville.

Guest: Brian Wolfburg, CEO of VyStar Credit Union.

Thanksgiving meal ideas

Lauren Titus from Edible Northeast Florida shared her ideas for creating a delicious Thanksgiving dinner.

Guest: Lauren Titus, editor of Edible Northeast Florida.

“Untold Stories”

It’s called Untold Stories. A live performance series featuring personal and transformative tales told by a diverse range of voices, both natives and residents, connected to Northeast Florida. These stories come from all sorts of people from our community and environment. You can come view this live show at the Florida Theatre this Saturday.

Guest: Barbara Colaciello, guest artistic director of the inaugural season of Untold Stories.

Patrick Cantin is joining WJCT from the University of North Florida as a news intern for the fall 2020 semester.