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3. Somebody actually cared enough to save Dippin' Dots: There was somebody out there in this great land of ours who not only had a soft spot for the Paducah, Ky.-based company, but thought there was still a legitimate business opportunity behind it. Mark and Scott Fisher, the father-and-son duo who founded Oklahoma-based Chaparral Energy, bought Dippin' Dots last year and made plans to expand sales to more locations. (So there's plenty of hope for Hostess.)
Good luck, Fishers. It's wonderful someone's giving a new generations the same chance to ignore Dippin' Dots as their moviegoing and game-watching forbears.
-- Written by Jason Notte in Boston.
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