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Workers prepare Hostess Twinkies for packaging at the Interstate Bakeries Corporation facility April 20, 2005 in Schiller Park. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Twinkies Are Coming Back; Hostess To Reopen Schiller Park Bakery, 3 Others

Twinkies, Ho-Hos and Ding-Dongs are coming back to the store shelves.

WBBM Newsradio–04/26/2013

A photo of Twinkies, made by Interstate Brands is viewed on January 11, 2012 in Washington,DC. Hostess Brands, the baker of Twinkie cakes and other iconic American foods, filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday after failing to win concessions on union contracts. Founded in 1930, Hostess owns brands that were emblematic of American food for generations. Its popular Twinkie, a snack cake with a creamy filling, was launched that year. The company claims its Wonder bread, a vitamin-enriched sliced bread, was the first 100 percent natural bread available across the United States. AFP Photo/Paul J. Richards (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Twinkies Buyer Says Cakes Could Return By Summer

Hostess is moving ahead with plans to sell its Twinkies, and one of the new owners says the spongy cream-filled snacks could be back on shelves by summer.

03/12/2013

A tray of Twinkies that a pair of south suburban restaurants were giving away to customers on Dec. 5, 2012. The restaurant owners' bought 10,000 Twinkies after Hostess went out of business, and decided to give them away to customers. (Credit: CBS)

Hostess Set To Announce Bidder For Twinkies

The indestructible Twinkie appears to be one step closer to a comeback.

01/29/2013

A tray of Twinkies that a pair of south suburban restaurants were giving away to customers on Dec. 5, 2012. The restaurant owners' bought 10,000 Twinkies after Hostess went out of business, and decided to give them away to customers. (Credit: CBS)

Not Quite Dead, Twinkies Resurface At Chicago-Area Jewel Stores

Supermarket chain Jewel-Osco announced many of its Chicago-area stores will get final shipments of Hostess products on Tuesday.

12/10/2012

A tray of Twinkies that a pair of south suburban restaurants were giving away to customers on Dec. 5, 2012. The restaurant owners' bought 10,000 Twinkies after Hostess went out of business, and decided to give them away to customers. (Credit: CBS)

Restaurant Gives Away 10,000 Free Twinkies

A south suburban restaurant was handing out free Twinkies to customers on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2012

Hostess Twinkies. (Credit: Susanna Song)

More Than 100 Potential Buyers Interested In Hostess Brand, Bankrupt Bakery Says

The update on the sale process came as Hostess also received approval to give its top executives bonuses totaling up to $1.8 million for meeting certain budget goals to bring down costs during the liquidation.

11/29/2012

Workers prepare Hostess Twinkies for packaging at the Interstate Bakeries Corporation facility April 20, 2005 in Schiller Park. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Hostess Says Talks To Stave Off Shutdown Fail

Hostess Brands Inc. lived to die another day.

11/20/2012

Hostess Twinkies. (Credit: Susanna Song)

New Hope For Hostess In Bankruptcy Court

Hostess Brands Inc. and its second largest union will go into mediation to try and resolve their differences, meaning the company won’t go out of business just yet. The news came Monday after Hostess moved to liquidate and sell off its assets in bankruptcy court citing a crippling strike last week.

11/19/2012

Suburban Bakery Offers Up A Hostess Ho-Ho Homage

A north suburban bakery is ready to cheer up those saddened by closure of Hostess bakeries after unsuccessful union negotiations.

11/16/2012

Workers prepare Hostess Twinkies for packaging at the Interstate Bakeries Corporation facility April 20, 2005 in Schiller Park. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Hostess Snacks Flying Off Shelves After Company Shuts Down

Hostess, the maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread, is going out of business, and customers have been rushing to local stores to grab their favorite fatty, sugary snacks before they’re gone.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2012