Cancer: Choose your friends wisely


CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Kirsten Prout, 27; Hilary Duff, 30; Mira Sorvino, 50; Janeane Garofalo, 53.

Happy Birthday: Listen to what others have to say. Your ability to reach out and make others feel comfortable will be helpful when trying to get things done. Don’t feel rushed or let anyone push you using emotional tactics or giving you ultimatums. A steady approach to life, love and prosperity will be the best way to ward off interference, meddling and uncertainty. Your numbers are 5, 16, 23, 26, 31, 38, 41.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Being dependable and not giving in to temptation will help you avoid getting trapped in something that can only make you look bad. Don’t take on someone else’s battles or get dragged into an excessive situation. Hard work will pay off. 2 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Personal opinions are best kept a secret when dealing with peers, siblings and authority figures. Your best course of action is to take care of your responsibilities. A day trip or romantic getaway will lead to a new beginning. 5 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Keep busy. Whether you volunteer your services or decide to get into a fitness routine, it will do you some good and keep you out of trouble. Do more, say less, and see what happens. 3 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Some of your associates may not be the best influence on you. Consider your options and stay away from anyone who is erratic, indulgent or too demanding. Be honest about your likes and dislikes, and choose your friends wisely. 3 stars


LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Put more effort into the way you present who you are and the skills you have to offer. Showing responsibility and the desire to excel will put you in a position to advance. Celebrate with someone you love. 3 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Plan something relaxing that will give you the boost you need to feel good about yourself and your life. Romance should be a priority. Refuse to let anyone make you feel guilty for taking time out for yourself. 5 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Consider your objectives and the best way to go about getting what you want. Taking an obscure route rather than following the crowd or making an impulsive move because someone else does will be your best alternative. 2 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Get involved in events you believe in. Your passionate approach to life and love will put you in a unique position when dealing with matters of concern. You can make a difference if you take action. Romance is highlighted. 4 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Look for a unique way to take care of business. It’s OK to stand out if you believe in what you are doing. Use your imagination when looking for ways to counter a problem. Take better care of your health. 3 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Spend more time taking care of your mental, emotional and physical needs. A financial opportunity will lead to a better standard of living. Before you take on an added expense, look for ways to get what you want for less. 3 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Partnership issues will need to be addressed. Express your feelings and be willing to listen and compromise in order to come up with a plan that works for everyone. A change to a contract or investment will help you boost your income. 3 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Partner with someone who has as much to offer you as you do. A chance to use your creative skills and unique ideas will encourage you to take a more active role in making your dreams come true. 4 stars

Birthday Baby: You are emotional, impatient and fascinating. You are popular and outgoing.

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