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More bad news for print media. The Maui Weekly was closed by its publisher, Joe Bradley, on Monday. The weekly went to press this week with its last edition and its web site is no longer available.

Bradley is also publisher of The Maui News and general manager of Hawaii Publications Inc., which publishes The Maui Bulletin and Lahaina News.

Bradley told Maui Now that the Maui Weekly “was just never able to achieve the advertising base to make it a viable operation.”

The weekly employed three people and relied on freelance writers for content.

The paper’s