CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Reese Witherspoon, 41; Elvis Stojko, 45; Bob Costas, 65; William Shatner, 86.

Happy Birthday: Don’t leave anything to chance. Look at every situation carefully and find a workable solution. Letting matters linger will make life more difficult. Make alterations to the way you do things and be willing to cut corners and act frugally. The choices you make will determine your future. Invest in yourself and the skills you require to reach your goals. Your numbers are 3, 12, 16, 23, 37, 45, 48.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Take the high road when dealing with adversity or those who voice emotional differences. What you accomplish will count far more than getting involved in a stubborn stalemate. Focus on yourself and the ones you love. Romance is highlighted. 2 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Emotional uncertainty and confusion will set in when dealing with peers, superiors and relatives. Concise communication will help, but questioning any responses that leave you feeling doubtful should be a priority. Walk away from temptation. 5 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t stop learning. Gather the facts and be open to suggestions. High returns will come from being prepared and offering sound solutions and plans. Don’t put up with anyone using emotional manipulation to take advantage of you. 3 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Channel your energy into something you enjoy doing. Take part in a rally and you will feel good about supporting a cause you believe in. Nurture important partnerships instead of taking extreme actions. Patience will be required. 3 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Travel and education are highlighted. A professional challenge will require your undivided attention. Use your intelligence to find solutions and be willing to work with others in order to get things done. Anger will impede your productivity. Say little but do a lot. 3 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): A business trip or partnership looks promising. If you put in the time, you will get what you want. Negotiate on your own behalf and you will avoid being taken advantage of or getting too little in return. 5 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Relationships will pose a problem. Absorb what others are telling you and don’t react until you have found a way to deal with the situation reasonably. Enforce discipline and offer love and peace rather than cacophony and confusion. 2 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Share your thoughts at networking events or when dealing with friends, family or children. Your input may not always be taken favorably, but it will have an impact on those you care about. Be true to yourself and offer truth and love. 2 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don’t mix business with pleasure or you will lose the upper hand. Put your efforts into getting ahead and improving your life both at home and at work. A personal commitment to someone you love will improve your relationship. 3 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Mounting opposition will leave you in a quandary. Back up and consider your options. Don’t engage in a confrontation with someone who is unpredictable or impulsive. Protect what you have, dismiss pressure tactics and take back control. 3 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Secrets are best kept that way. If you divulge information in a moment of emotional turmoil, it will lead to an argument that you will regret. Stay calm, listen carefully and use whatever information you can gather to bring about positive changes. 3 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Turn something you enjoy doing into a way to boost your income. Start by volunteering your services and see where it leads. Change can be good if you go about it the right way. Make sure your motives are honorable. 4 stars

Birthday Baby: You are emotional, talkative and friendly. You are adaptable and excessive.

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