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State drops charges against Javier Manjarres

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The state of Florida dropped charges against a conservative South Florida political blogger. On Monday, the State Attorney’s Office said it would not file attempted murder and battery charges against Javier Manjarres, the conservative blogger behind the Shark Tank blog. Manjarres was arrested in March after police reports had said he fired a weapon at an occupied vehicle. POLITICO Florida first reported the decision to drop the charges against Manjarres. In March, Jason Holowinski told the Boca Raton police that…

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Javier Manjarres posts bail, returns to blogging

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Conservative blogger Javier Manjarres has evidently returned from a stint in jail and returned to blogging about Florida politics on his site, the The Shark Tank. The blog was on hiatus over the weekend, with no posts published between Friday and Monday. Manjarres was processed and released from the Palm Beach County jail after his arrest Saturday on attempted murder charges. Manjarres was being held on $100,000 bail on multiple felony charges after an altercation at a shopping plaza with his sister’s former…

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‘Shark Tank’ star faces lawsuit in Hillsborough for skipping out on buyout

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Shark Tank investor and original panel member Kevin Harrington is facing a lawsuit for allegedly withholding payment to his partner in an online business endeavor. Harrington partnered with Miami real estate broker Robert Pelletier to found Power Shark Capital in 2013. Their token venture was to create a “celebrity-driven” mobile shopping app called Starshop. According to a lawsuit filed in Hillsborough County, Pelletier agreed to sell his stake in the St. Pete-based company back to Power Shark for $182,300 after…

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From the Clickbait Files: The Shark Tank offers ‘one weird trick’ to lure audience

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In the online battle for hearts, minds (and clicks), there are two schools of thought. One is to provide solid, useful content that engages the targeted audience with news and information that the people want. Then there is the other camp, who leans on schlocky, ham-fisted attempts to lure viewers by any means possible – often employing the strategy popularly known as “clickbait.” Shark Tank, the current events blog from right-wing agitator Javier Manjarres, seems to embrace the idea of…

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