Aries

(March 21-April 19): Originally you face obstacle but will overcome it. Aquarian moon represents fulfillment of hopes, wishes. Scorpio plays fascinating role.

Taurus

(April 20-May 20): Maintain dignity, stand tall, accept added responsibility of leadership. Read, write, teach. Scenario features change, travel, variety.

Gemini

(May 21-June 20): Remain close to home, meditate, look into future. Long-distance call could change pattern of your life. Libra involved.

Cancer

(June 21-July 22): Define terms, outline boundaries, transform any tendency to brood into positive meditation. Individual you felt was indifferent is not.

Leo

(July 23-Aug. 22): Focus on legal affairs, public relations, reputation, marital status. Capricorn-, Cancer-born persons will play memorable roles.

Virgo

(Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Look beyond the immediate, ignore those who say, "It can't be done." Let go of burden not your own. Aries asks special favor.

Libra

(Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Make fresh start, wear bright colors, make personal appearances, take chance on romance. Although bruised by recent failed relationship, healing process is underway.

Scorpio

(Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Spotlight on home, family, property--be sure you are protected by insurance or other ways. Cancer native insists, "You owe something more." Arrive at compromise.

Sagittarius

(Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Arrange social get-together--be cognizant of political, charitable campaigns. You could have unusual luck today with number 3. Know it, act accordingly.

Capricorn

(Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Those who held you back by red tape or otherwise will finally relent. You've been tested and you have met every challenge successfully. Going places.

Aquarius

(Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Moon in your sign emphasizes personality, the unorthodox, humor, charm. You exude aura of sex appeal. Don't break too many hearts. Gemini plays role.

Pisces

(Feb. 19-March 20): Attention revolves around security, home, beauty, relationship that is anything but steady. Maintain emotional equilibrium. Marital status figures prominently.

IF JAN. 9 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: You are capable of understanding how people live in other countries. Aries, Libra persons play important roles in your life, could have these letters, initials in names--I and R. You will fight when cause is right, you are an idealist, you have empathy for the underdog. Social life accelerates this year, especially during September. Romance during November.

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