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Curtis Smout stands in line with a stack of Twinkies at the Hostess Thrift Shop in Ogden, Utah on Friday. Hostess Brands Inc., the maker of the spongy snack with a mysterious cream filling, said Friday it would shutter after years of struggling with management turmoil, rising labor costs and the ever-changing tastes of Americans even as its pantry of sugary cakes seemed suspended in time. (AP Photo/) TV OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

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