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  • Tennesseans to Share $10 Million in Refunds

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than 336,000 Tennessee residents will split $10 million in refunds from health insurance companies because of a provision in the Affordable Care Act.

    The Tennessean reported (tnne.ws/WIRqs7) the refunds will average $53 per family and came about because of the medical loss ratio rule in the law. That provision requires insurers to spend at least 80 percent of insurance premiums on patient care and quality improvement efforts. The refunds are for premiums paid in 2013.

    For 2012, refunds to Tennesseans totaled $5.6 million.

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  • 140 Chinese Students will Study at MTSU

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — A partnership agreement signed last year between Middle Tennessee State University and Guangxi (gwahng-SHEE') University in southern China is bearing fruit.

    According to MTSU, school President Sidney McPhee was in China on Wednesday to meet with Guangxi administrators when he learned that 140 Chinese students will be coming to the Murfreesboro campus.

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  • Murf. Parking Lot Confrontation Results in Aggravated Assault Arrest

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Murfreesboro Police are reporting an arrest in a parking lot confrontation that could have turned deadly.

    Police say they were called to the Rutherford Blvd. Walmart Tuesday evening. Murfreesboro resident Jason Hill told officers a woman he exchanged words with threatened him with a gun.

    The police incident report states that Hill yelled at a driver to slow down. Hill said the woman was speeding in the parking lot and had narrowly missed striking his son.

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