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right amount of humor. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is a 9 -- The upcoming days may bring lots of career movement. Get ready: It’s easier to take on a leadership position now. Making mistakes is part of the equation. Find support nearby. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Your luck is shifting for the better again. Travel conditions improve. You can take new ground. New opportunities will open soon, but there are still barriers. Rebellions flare up. Rest up. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is a 9 -Be strategic rather than impulsive now. You receive a call to action in a transformative

cycle. You provide the imagination. Do financial planning, and study your money. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is a 9 -- You’ll have more help. Accept another’s suggestion. Spend more time with someone beloved, as vivid feelings and expressions arise. Don’t hold them in. Share love. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is an 8 -- Get practical tasks done. The pace is picking up, and things don’t always work as planned; at least, not the first time out. Discover glamour right around the corner. After work comes play. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is a 7 -- Pamper yourself, as you enter a

luxuriously lovely phase. Bring someone along to help you make decisions and have fun. There’s more time for love, which is always a comfort when money’s tight. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is an 8 -- Make your home more comfortable. It’s where you want to be, anyway. Authorize improvements. Clean house. Lounge around with friends, good food and a movie (after homework’s done). Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is a 9 -- You’ll learn quickly, so pay attention. Get ready to take action. Study new developments. Put what you learn to profit; focus on the marketing. Apply your business and commerce ideas.