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ARIES (March 21 - April 19): Consider confiding in a close friend or associate to help you figure out a personal dilemma. Candidly divulge your feelings and concerns.
TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): It could be time to make a career change. Talk with a mentor or counselor when looking for new opportunities to grow or expand professionally.
GEMINI (May 21 - June 21): A positive attitude is your best asset for success and greatest defense against stress. Rise above dissension and do not let petty problems bring you down.
CANCER (June 22 - July 22): Avoid foolish, irrational or costly mistakes with your money this week. Make a vow to be more rational in spending and organized in handling your paperwork.
LEO (July 23 - Aug. 22): Avoid letting your feelings to get in the way and cloud your judgment when you are dealing with loved ones. Practice diplomacy and be fair.
VIRGO (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22): Co-workers have a lot of great information to share. Take time to consider their input and think before reacting or responding to their suggestions.
LIBRA (Sept. 23 - Oct. 23): Do your homework and make sure that you have all the details before drawing a conclusion about a friend. Keep an open mind until all the facts are in.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24 - Nov. 21): Avoid overlooking family responsibilities or domestic duties. Find the ideal time or the perfect opportunity to complete your assigned tasks.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21): Take on a far more vociferous or communicative role this week. Reach out to your peers with logical solutions to shared community problems.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 - Jan. 19): It pays to handle your financial affairs personally and responsibly. Make an honest effort to stick to your budget and to avoid frivolous spending.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18): Hard work and dedication will pay off. Use the talents and skills that you have to make your mark and to succeed professionally.
PISCES (Feb. 19 - March 20): You have the ability to intuitively assess a situation. Follow your instincts and easily overcome the challenges that are facing you this week.
If your birthday is this week, there are several indications that new beginnings are in store for you during the coming year. Plan to break free from the past and make a fresh start in several areas of your life. Uncertainty is a natural result of entering uncharted waters, but do not let that discourage you or hold you back from success. Clearly express your feelings, wishes and values and you will attract the necessary allies or support to achieve your goals.
Also born this week: Natalie Imbruglia, William Burroughs, President Ronald Reagan, Chris Rock, Jules Verne and Joe Pesci.© Copley News Service