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Twinkies maker Hostess plans to go out of business

People buy the remaining stock at a Wonder Bread Hostess Bakery Outlet in Glendale, California, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

People buy the remaining stock at a Wonder Bread Hostess Bakery Outlet in Glendale, California, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

People buy the remaining stock at a Wonder Bread Hostess Bakery Outlet in Glendale, California, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman
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Shelves lay empty at a Wonder Bread Hostess Bakery Outlet in Glendale, California, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

Shelves lay empty at a Wonder Bread Hostess Bakery Outlet in Glendale, California, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

Shelves lay empty at a Wonder Bread Hostess Bakery Outlet in Glendale, California, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman
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Boxes of Hostess Cup Cakes are seen at a Wonder Bread Hostess Bakery Outlet in Glendale, California, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

Boxes of Hostess Cup Cakes are seen at a Wonder Bread Hostess Bakery Outlet in Glendale, California, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

Boxes of Hostess Cup Cakes are seen at a Wonder Bread Hostess Bakery Outlet in Glendale, California, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman
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A notice to customers apologizing for the lack of stock due to striking employees hangs above a nearly empty shelf at a Wonder Bread Hostess Bakery Outlet in Glendale, California, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

A notice to customers apologizing for the lack of stock due to striking employees hangs above a nearly empty shelf at a Wonder Bread Hostess Bakery Outlet in Glendale, California, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

A notice to customers apologizing for the lack of stock due to striking employees hangs above a nearly empty shelf at a Wonder Bread Hostess Bakery Outlet in Glendale, California, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman
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Hostess Brands Inc. employees strike in front of one of the bakeries in Los Angeles, California, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

Hostess Brands Inc. employees strike in front of one of the bakeries in Los Angeles, California, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

Hostess Brands Inc. employees strike in front of one of the bakeries in Los Angeles, California, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman
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Hostess Brands Inc. employees strike in front of one of the bakeries in Los Angeles, California, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

Hostess Brands Inc. employees strike in front of one of the bakeries in Los Angeles, California, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

Hostess Brands Inc. employees strike in front of one of the bakeries in Los Angeles, California, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman
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Hostess Brands Inc. employee Diane Kimberly motions to passing cars as they strike in front of one of the bakeries in Los Angeles, California, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

Hostess Brands Inc. employee Diane Kimberly motions to passing cars as they strike in front of one of the bakeries in Los Angeles, California, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

Hostess Brands Inc. employee Diane Kimberly motions to passing cars as they strike in front of one of the bakeries in Los Angeles, California, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman
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A box of Hostess Twinkies is seen on the shelves at a Wonder Bread Hostess Bakery Outlet in Glendale, California, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

A box of Hostess Twinkies is seen on the shelves at a Wonder Bread Hostess Bakery Outlet in Glendale, California, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

A box of Hostess Twinkies is seen on the shelves at a Wonder Bread Hostess Bakery Outlet in Glendale, California, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman
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