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  • Orioles prospect Kevin Gausman receives bad news -- about doughnuts

    Orioles prospect Kevin Gausman receives bad news -- about doughnuts
    Count Orioles first-round draft pick Kevin Gausman among those devastated by the news that snack food company Hostess is closing its doors. Other than his promise as a future front-line, right-handed starter, Gausman -- the fourth overall pick in June's...
  • More than 138 Hostess workers to be laid off in Atwater, Glendale

    More than 138 Hostess workers to be laid off in Atwater, Glendale
    The shelves at the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thrift Shop in Glendale Friday were sparse as customers made runs on Twinkies, Ho Hos and Ding Dongs after the iconic snack food company asked a judge for permission to go out of business and lay off 18,500 workers...
  • Hostess shutdown prompts snack cake buying binge

    Hostess shutdown prompts snack cake buying binge
    Soon after hearing that Hostess Brands Inc. was shutting down for good, Lisa Renee Clark wasted no time dashing out to the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thriftshop in Glen Burnie. But by midday Friday, she was almost too late. The Twinkies had sold out. Supplies...
  • Union sympathizers slam Hostess over shutdown [Google+ Hangout]

    Union sympathizers slam Hostess over shutdown [Google+ Hangout]
    The Hostess Brands Inc. shutdown is still leaving consumers reeling as they ponder a potential future without Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Ho Hos. The 82-year-old company is blaming its closure -- which will affect 565 distribution centers, 33 bakeries...
  • Hostess options: Sell to Mexico's Bimbo? Nationalize the Twinkie?

    Hostess options: Sell to Mexico's Bimbo? Nationalize the Twinkie?
    Ding Dong despair manifested itself in a myriad of ways over the weekend as Americans came to realize that Hostess Brands Inc. as they know it is likely no more. A petition went up online asking President Obama to nationalize the Twinkie industry and...
  • Good riddance, Twinkies

    I watched the TV news in astonishment as people were loading their cars in Glen Burnie with Hostess Twinkies upon word that the company is folding. Truth be told, it appears some of those people really didn't need to enhance their diets with the sugar-...
  • Twinkies hope? Hostess puts off liquidation, agrees to mediation

    Twinkies hope? Hostess puts off liquidation, agrees to mediation
    There may be hope for Twinkies after all: Hostess Brands Inc. and its striking union agreed to a mediation that will forestall the company’s planned liquidation for the time being. At a bankruptcy court hearing Monday in New York, 82-year-old...
  • Local Hostess facilities still closed despite mediation talks with bakers union

    Local Hostess facilities still closed despite mediation talks with bakers union
    More than 138 jobs at Hostess facilities in Atwater and Glendale remain on the chopping block, even after the company and its striking union agreed to a mediation that will forestall a planned liquidation. A spokeswoman for Hostess on Monday said all...
  • What's your favorite Hostess product?

    What's your favorite Hostess product?
    The news that Hostess bakery was going out of business struck a chord with many Americans who grew up with iconic Hostess brands such as Twinkies or Wonder Bread. Some attribute the say the loss of the company to corporate greed, though we think...
  • An unhealthy fear of fatty foods

    By now all of the Twinkies, Ho Hos and other Hostess baked goods have been stripped from grocery store shelves — and countless tributes paid via Tweets, blogs and Facebook posts. After more than 80 years in business, Hostess declared it was...
  • Hostess, union mediation fails; Twinkies return to chopping block

    Hostess, union mediation fails; Twinkies return to chopping block
    Looks like it’ll be a bake sale after all. Hostess Brands Inc. said Tuesday afternoon that mediation efforts with the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco and Grain Millers Union were about as successful as a Twinkie without the cream filling. That...