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01.13.2014 | | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
It was with a heavy heart that we learned this weekend that Dr. Martin Jack Rosenblum, a poet, rock 'n' roll historian, popular UWM lecturer and frequent Shepherd Express contributor, died in his sleep at age 67. He left an unmeasurable impression on his many students, persuading countless players in the local music scene with his passion and his strong opinions. Shepherd Express A&E editor Da...
10.22.2013 | | Posted at 01:00 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
The Milwaukee County Zoo reported today that its male polar bear Wilhem has died. The veterinary staff euthanized him this morning after several days of illness; he had stopped eating and was no longer able to stand. The zoo will conduct an animal autopsy to determine the exact cause of his illness.

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10.20.2013 | | Posted at 09:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
William "Bill Faust" Regalado, founder of Bay View's Faust Music, passed away peacefully earlier this month, according to an obituary notice published today. Faust, who ran the South Side drum center for more than 50 years, was 83.Generations of Milwaukee musicians will remember him as one of the music scene's most colorful characters. To know a drummer who shopped at his store was most likely to ...
06.25.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Michael Jackson died this afternoon, the Los Angeles Times has confirmed. The news marks the end of the singer's long, painful decline. Michael Jackson was, without a doubt, the most tragic pop star the world has ever known. Other singers and rockers have battled with sex, drugs and violence. Many have committed crimes, but few have been accused of committing the taboos Jackson did. ...