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Business & Tech
3:58 pm
Wed November 21, 2012

Judge Approves Hostess' Plan To Liquidate

The big name in the Hostess lineup.
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Originally published on Wed November 21, 2012 4:02 pm

Maybe the end is nigh, after all.

A judge has approved Hostess' plan to liquidate the company, all but assuring that the maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Donettes and Wonder Bread will cease to exist.

The New York Times reports:

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Business & Tech
5:23 pm
Fri November 16, 2012

A Rush On Twinkies Across Missouri

Twinkies, a snack cake marketed as a "Golden Sponge Cake with Creamy Filling"
Flickr user Christian Bale

Grocery chains across Missouri are running out of Twinkies and other Hostess products, following Friday's announcement that the company is going out of business. 

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Business & Tech
7:22 am
Fri November 16, 2012

No More Twinkies? Hostess Brands Is Shutting Down

Stock up now.
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Originally published on Fri November 16, 2012 8:53 am

Carrying through on its warning about what could happen, the management of Hostess Brands announced this morning that the company is going out of business and laying off its 18,500 employees.

At issue: According to Hostess CEO Gregory Rayburn, "we simply do not have the financial resources to survive an ongoing national strike."

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Business & Tech
9:14 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

Hostess Bakery To Workers: 'Go Back To Work, Or Company Dies'

Hostess company officials told striking workers they had until 5 p.m. Thursday to go back to work, or management would be forced to liquidate the company.

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