For Your Information: John J. O'Neill, Libra Pulitzer Prize-winning science editor: "Astrology is the most important field for scientific investigation and the most neglected!" More and more people are becoming concerned with whether astrology is real or otherwise. Information concerning the subject has been censored and dribbled out so that people have a difficult time knowing what is real or fake.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Financial activities could directly concern you -- be sure you have all of the facts prior to investing. Pisces, Virgo persons figure in scenario.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Cycle continues to be favorable. You will have more responsibility; pressure is on -- you will be up to it! Cancer, Capricorn persons will play meaningful roles.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Look beyond the immediate -- universal view is necessary. Reports received apt to be superficial: dig deep for vital knowledge. Aries, Libra persons in picture.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Start fresh; toss aside preconceived notions. Imprint style; do not follow others. Stand tall and alone if necessary. You will not suffer from lack of love.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You will be tempted by many offers -- choose the best. Insist on quality. Marital status figures prominently. Cancer native says, "I know what is best for you!"

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Popularity on the rise -- what you predicted in recent past comes true. More people pay attention to you, especially serious investigators. Sagittarian plays role.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Separate fair-weather friends from those who stand by you no matter what. Check details; insist on getting promises in writing. Scorpio plays controversial role.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Association with Libra individual proves constructive. Be ready for change, travel, variety of experiences. Get ideas on paper and legally protected.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Emphasis on what happens at home. Be mature enough to make intelligent concessions. You will have proof that you are loved. Gemini plays quixotic role.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Wait for the best -- circumstances will turn in your favor. See people, relationships in realistic light. If offer seems too good to be true, it probably is.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You'll be asked to undertake obligations not really your own. Say, "Thanks for the compliment, but no thanks." Please yourself, not everybody else.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You'll have amazing luck in matters of speculation. Number 9 pops up numerous times in your favor. Individual you helped recently is ready to return favor. Aries represented.

IF DECEMBER 20 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: You are sensitive, emotional, loyal to family. At times you are psychic. Capricorn, Cancer persons play significant roles in your life -- could have these letters, initials in names: B, K, T. Throughout year emphasis has been on cooperative effort, partnership offers, marriage. Home improvement during September was constructive. You'll be glad about it. January and October will be your most memorable months in year 2000.

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