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The day the Twinkies died: What the Web said

From Twitter to CNNMoney's reader comments, the Internet was abuzz with everything from jokes to recriminations after Hostess announced it will shut down.

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Many Hostess workers earned up to $20 an hour, plus medical benefits.

Andre Walker: Twinkies survived the Great Depression. Twinkies survived the Cuban Missile Crisis. Twinkies survived 9/11. But Twinkies couldn't survive the unions.

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- Last updated November 16 2012 05:59 PM ET