Hostess' demise ends a golden era

A labor strike that started Nov. 9 was the death knell for Hostess Brands, maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread. The 82-year-old company plans to close factories, lay off 18,500 workers and liquidate. "We deeply regret the necessity of today's decision, but we don't have the financial resources to ...


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