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People fill gas cans at a Sunoco Inc. station in Bloomfield, New Jersey, after superstorm Sandy.

Photograph by Emile Wamsteker/Bloomberg

People fill gas cans at a Sunoco Inc. station in Bloomfield, New Jersey, after superstorm Sandy.

Payrolls Unscathed by Ho Ho Strike — Superstorm Sandy Another Matter

The strike that triggered the bankruptcy of Hostess Brands Inc., the baker of Twinkies and Wonder bread, is not showing up in government data, which means it will probably not depress U.S. November payrolls to be reported next week. There...

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Loaves of Wonder Bread at the Hostess Brand Inc. bakery in Sacramento, California. Photograph by Ken James/Bloomberg

Loaves of Wonder Bread at the Hostess Brand Inc. bakery in Sacramento, California. Photograph by Ken James/Bloomberg

Pentagon Twinkies Supply Route Cut

The Pentagon may need to find another vendor to satisfy its sweet tooth. Hostess Brands Inc., the bankrupt maker of Wonder Bread and Twinkies that has said it will fire more than 18,000 workers and liquidate after a strike crippled...

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