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Newport Independent - Newport, AR
  • Morning Jolt: Twinkies could be back this summer

  • The company that now owns ...
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    The company that now owns Twinkies said they hope to have the snack cakes back on store shelves this summer, Reuters reported. Apollo Global Management and an equity firm run by Dean Metropoulos made a bid on Hostess Brand Inc.’s snack and won the bid Monday. Daren Metropoulos, son of Dean, told Reuters, "Our family is thrilled to have the opportunity to reestablish these iconic brands with new creative marketing ideas and renewed sales efforts and investment."
    Gas update
    Gasbuddy.com reports that the lowest gas prices can be found in Wyoming ($3.273) and Montana ($3.360).
    Motivational quote
    “Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Appreciate your friends. Continue to learn. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is.” - Mary Anne Radmacher
    Watercooler talk: Dennis Rodman wants to meet new pope
    Rodman says his "people" in Rome have been in touch with the Vatican, and they're trying to arrange a sit-down.
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