Your stars - Oct. 24

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Keep a low profile.

Your stars - Oct. 23

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take care of your responsibilities or someone will complain.

Your stars - Oct. 22

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Keep your life simple and your thoughts clear.

Your stars - Oct. 21

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Personal problems will mount if you aren’t specific about the way you feel or what your intentions are.

Your stars - Oct. 20

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Business trips, meetings and gaining experience are all featured.




The secrets of the vulture

They live off of the dead, hiss at the living, feed vomit to their young and lurk in dark caves.

Rick’s List: Debate Coach Edition

Pundit acknowledges tutoring candidate for appearances on national stage.



Upcoming concerts and shows

Mike Epps & Friends — Dec. 31 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Oct. 21; $45, $65

Meghan Trainor, OneRepublic, more — Dec. 8 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Oct. 21; $48-$78

The Lumineers — March 16 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Oct. 21; $44, $64

Adam Sandler, David Spade, Rob Schneider, Nick Swardson — Dec. 10 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Oct. 21; $79, $99

Bowzer's Rock 'n' Doo-Wop Party — Jan. 15 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Oct. 24; $35, $35

The Weepies — Dec. 7 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $43-$46

Fred Armisen — Nov. 3 at College Street Music Hall, New Haven; tickets on sale now; $35


Supportive friend should leave therapy to an expert

DEAR ABBY: I am a college student on the East Coast.

Lost dream of grandparenthood leaves hole in woman’s heart

DEAR ABBY: I have two wonderful children (28 and 30).

Teen sees parents’ marriage collapse from front-row seat

DEAR ABBY: I’m 17 and the youngest in the family.

Family never learns to let up on criticism of career choice

DEAR ABBY: I grew up the third of four children.

Woman’s disappearing act ends four-year relationship

DEAR ABBY: I was “ghosted” by a woman I had been in a long-distance relationship with.

Woman wants photographer boyfriend to focus on her

DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend and I are mature adults who enjoy photography.

Woman’s move to new state doesn’t bring new friends

DEAR ABBY: I moved to a new state two years ago, mostly because I had a friend who lived here part-time.