Your stars July 8
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Keep moving forward. Get out and be a part of something that will make a difference to you, your community or your future. What you learn will change the way you do things moving forward. Get along with people who count. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): If you make a move too quickly, it will cost you. Keep your thoughts to yourself and see what others have to say or do before you divulge your plans. You are likely to have second thoughts. Romance is on the rise. 5 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Pay closer attention to the people around you and those you love. You can change the way others perceive you if you offer a kind word, smile or acknowledge others' accomplishments. Use your intelligence to bring about positive change. 5 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): An emotional incident is best toned down. If you overreact or let a situation escalate, you will have to backtrack. Move on, and do something that will make a positive difference to you or a cause you want to help. 2 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Make decisions for the right reason. Ulterior motives will lead to trouble. Be open regarding what you want and what you are willing to give back. Don't let a rejection or change someone makes stop you from doing what's best for you. 4 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don't trust someone else to take care of your responsibilities. Discipline will be required, but in the end, the outcome will be worth the effort. An acquaintance will be a reminder of an emotional situation you'd like to forget. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Choose your words wisely, and think before you act. Someone will get the wrong impression if you leave anything unsaid. Be precise, but don't give ultimatums. An unexpected change will alter the way you choose to move forward. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don't wait to be asked to do something. Take care of responsibilities first and foremost, and you will avoid an unnecessary argument or unexpected change of plans. Make love and peace your priorities. Personal improvements are favored. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Put your heart and soul into what you do today, and the rewards will come your way. A moneymaking opportunity is apparent, but before you say yes, check out who's participating and the risks involved. When in doubt, go it alone. 4 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Refuse to let an emotional incident turn into a costly mistake. Deal with situations that could slow you down first to ensure that you can address the things that matter most to you. A personal change should be handled with care. 2 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don't make a change prematurely. Do your research, and be willing to put in the legwork necessary to turn your plan into a success. Don't go along with the crowd because you feel insecure following your heart and doing your own thing. 5 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Getting involved in something that interests you is a good thing, but overspending isn't. Pick and choose your friends, your projects and what you spend your money on. An older friend or relative will offer stellar advice. 3 stars
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ARIES (March 21-April 19): A realistic approach to what you do and what you want to start will be necessary. Look into what it will take to qualify to follow one of your dreams. Weigh the odds, and start the process. Romance is heightened. 3 stars TAURUS...