NEW YORK - Bankrupt Hostess Brands Inc. on Nov. 5 moved in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York for approval of a stipulation that would reduce the amount owed by Kroger Co. to the Hostess estate from $2,835,028.14 to $1.95 million (In Re: Old HB Inc., No. 12-22052, Chapter 11. S.D. N.Y. Bkcy.).