Racing for the last package of Twinkies

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Updated: 11/17/2012 12:18 am Published: 11/16/2012 11:27 pm

Hostess packaged treats are flying off Tulsa store shelves after the company decided to go bankrupt and sell off all its baked products. 

“It’s sad,” said one Twinkie fan, Ashely Efaw.  “It’s the end of an era.  It’s an American tradition.”

That’s why Tulsans are buying grocery stores and gas station out of the 140 calorie, crème filled, sponge cake. 

Twinkies, Cup Cakes, Ding Dongs, and Wonder Bread, all the Hostess products are being sold until they are gone because Hostess workers went on strike over new contracts and the company had to go bankrupt after that. 

“I've only had one Twinkie my whole life,” said 12-year-old Jackson Fifer, as he looked though the shelves at a Reasors grocery store in Bixby. 

That was six years ago and he remembers the taste well.

“It was creamy and sweet,” described Fifer. 

Elisha Adams heard about the news on the radio and deicide to go out and buy what was left.  She hoped for Twinkies but she was too late.  

“I was just like, ‘Oh no I got to get them now!’” said Adams

She lives down the street from the Wonder Bread factory outlet in Tulsa

“Just smelling it all the time; that's one of the things I'll really miss,” said Adams

If you cannot find the Hostess treat of your choice, then go online.  Websites like have sellers selling them.  However, you will pay at least five- times the value.  Some customers were quoted paying upwards of $100.00 for one ten pack of Twinkies.  

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aleman - 11/18/2012 5:41 PM
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It was a joke

Gladys Crump - 11/17/2012 10:17 PM
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Seriously? LOL Ok then....

aleman - 11/17/2012 8:19 AM
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Yea I can see some hood selling these to addicts for twenty dollars apiece in some back alley in downtown Tulsa,dang things were so sweet they made me gag when I tried one,new diagnosis rates of diabetes will probably go down 50%,I didn't go to the store last night was afraid I might get run over by a herd of sumo wrestlers

CowBot9000 - 11/17/2012 6:38 AM
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This is going to suck for all the states that just legalized pot.
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