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Cathy Jett is the business editor at The Free Lance-Star, and specializes in covering the area's retail scene. You can email her at

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Bakery Thrift Shop is no more

So long, Twinkies.

Goodbye, Ho Hos.

Farewell, Wonder Bread.

The Bakery Thrift Shop next to the Wonder Bread/Hostess distribution center on Powhatan Street in Fredericksburg, which carried all those Hostess products and more, has sold its remaining stock and closed its doors.

Parent company Hostess Brands Inc. announced Friday that it was winding down operations and had filed a motion with U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Drain in White Plains, N.Y.

To see my story about Hostess that ran in last Saturday’s paper, click here.