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Hostess Asks To Go Out Of Business

Diana McKinley from the Seattle local 9 pickets on Thursday at Hostess plant in Sacramento, Calif. She is a 33 year employee of Hostess in Seattle. Hostess, the maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, says it will announce that it's going out of business if striking workers don't come back to their jobs by this afternoon. The local Hostess plant near Arden Fair employs about 300 people. Story here. (AP Photo/The Sacramento Bee, Paul Kitagaki Jr.)

Question: Isn't it foolish to go on a strike that puts a company out of business?


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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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