Photo Of The Day: No More Twinkies

Hostess Brands Inc. says it's going out of business after striking workers across the country crippled its ability to make its Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Wonder Bread and other snacks.
The company had warned employees that it would seek to shutter its operations and sell assets if plants didn't resume normal operations by a Thursday evening deadline.

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(AP) — This Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, file photo, shows, Hostess Twinkies in a studio in New York. Hostess Brands Inc. announced Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, that it is liquidating the company because plant operations did not return to normal levels by Thursday evening.

The maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread said Thursday has filed a motion in U.S. Bankruptcy Court to shutter operations. That will result in the loss of about 18,000 jobs.( AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)