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Twinkies To Live Another Day

Mar 19, 2013

Hostess Brands Inc. is selling Twinkies, along with other snacks including Ding Dongs and Ho Hos, to Apollo Global Management and Metropoulos & Co. for $410 million.

Perry for President — Again?

Nov 29, 2012
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Triumph of the "Overly Attached Girlfriend," Powerball potential, a burlesque Nutcracker and more.

Judge Says RIP, Hostess

Nov 21, 2012

Twinkies may be built to live forever, but a federal bankruptcy judge put the final nails in the coffin for Irving-based Hostess Brands today. The move clears the way for the Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Ho Hos to go on the auction block.

A Cream-Filled Legacy: Sweet Memories Of Twinkies

Nov 16, 2012
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Throughout North Texas Friday generations who grew up with Twinkies in their lunch boxes were wondering if their childhood treats will disappear. The Irving-based Hostess Brands company which makes the desserts is going out of business.