Twinkies maker to shut down; 18,500 jobs lost

Management at the maker of Hostess Twinkies made good on its threat Friday to shut the company down, laying off 18,500 workers, in the face of a crippling, week-old strike by its second largest union.

Karen Robinson-Jacobs reports:  http://bit.ly/WeNxsh

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