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Thursday, September 20

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Juan Pablo Montoya, 37; Kristen Johnston, 45; Gary Cole, 56; Sophia Loren, 78.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Emotions will mount if you are too intense. Lighten up and keep things in perspective. Reflect on past experience and learn. Eliminate situations that are bringing you down and holding you back. Focus on finishing whatever you start. Step into the limelight if it will help you reach your goals. Your numbers are 5, 13, 21, 28, 32, 35, 44.



ARIES (March 21-April 19): Take what belongs to you. Show your strengths and indulge in the activities and events you know will lead to advancement. Flirt with change, and address issues that you need to put an end to in order to move forward.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don't get angry if you need to resolve a problem. Diplomacy and practicality will be the answer to taking care of business. Don't make unnecessary personal changes or indulge in activities that haven't worked for you in the past.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Make positive changes at home and to important relationships. Give a concise rundown of what you want to do or see happen and how you feel others can contribute.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Engage in an activity, event or project you enjoy. The more creative you are allowed to be, the better the outcome. Less talk and more action will make a positive difference to the way you are treated. Deal with responsibilities compassionately.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): It will be difficult to get things done. Personal interference can be expected. Discuss your plans openly and face opposition head-on so you can move forward. An emotional issue must not be allowed to fester. Make a decision and don't look back.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take on whatever challenge comes your way and you will surprise whoever tries to tackle you. Your intensity, determination and skill will ensure that you are a candidate for any encounter you pursue. Believe in your abilities, but don't boast.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Slow down and deal with an individual or situation cautiously. An unpredictable set of circumstances must be met with insight and practicality. Don't let anyone cost you financially or emotionally. An empty promise will set you back.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Enjoy the moment. Indulge in creative projects or pastimes. Focus on you and your personal goals. Embrace and enhance your relationships with others. Reflect on your beliefs, and make adjustments that suit your current situation and future.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Creative accounting will help you solve a financial problem. Don't count on someone to do the work for you. Be responsible for your position and lot in life, and do whatever it takes to make changes that will send you in a positive direction.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You will be attracted to organizations that offer clout or help reaching your goals. Don't feel you must make a large donation in order to impress the people around you. Hands-on help will show your leadership ability and help seal a deal.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Caution will be required while communicating or disagreeing with anyone in a position of authority. Focus on money and being responsible with the way you spend and invest. Favorable changes at home are apparent if you recycle and reuse.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Re-evaluate the past and you will get a better idea of the direction you should head now. Money matters should be your prime concern. Don't allow someone who is unpredictable or excessive to alter your plans or encourage a poor choice.

Birthday Baby: You are loyal, trustworthy and helpful. You aspire to do your best.