Patients can soon register for MUSC coronavirus vaccine trial. The Medical University of South Carolina will begin enrolling 1,500 patients in a COVID-19 vaccine trial with AstraZeneca. It is one of two sites where patients can participate in coronavirus drug trials. Source: P&C

Congressional probe finds waiver granted to religious foster care agency discriminatory. A congressional probe found that the waiver the Trump administration gave to a Christian foster care agency was not in the best interest of children. Gov. Henry McMaster requested the waiver for the group to receive federal funds despite a regulation barring discrimination against potential foster parents based on sexual orientation. Source: P&C

The $1.5 billion "Lottery Lawyer" indicted for wire fraud. An S.C. attorney who specializes in representing lottery winners and who worked with the $1.5 billion lottery winner in 2018 was indicted on federal charges of wire fraud, money laundering and conspiracy. Source: Anderson Independent Mail

Meteorologists tracking three tropical systems. Three tropical systems are being tracked by meteorologists, with one possibly bringing rain to the Carolinas next week. Source: WYFF

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