Hostess officials say talks likely will only delay shutdown - Article Photos 1/2

Andy Wagar loads Hostess products into a van outside the Wonder Bakery Thrift Shop in Bellingham, Wash., Friday, after Hostess Brands Inc. said it would shutter its operations after years of struggling with management turmoil, rising labor costs and the ever-changing tastes of Americans even as its pantry of sugary cakes seemed suspended in time. AP PHOTO Philip A. Dwyer - AP