Horoscope for the week of September 30, 1997

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Journeyman Fan Joins Sixth NFL Team In 5 Years

HELENA, MT—Continuing his lengthy trek around the league, sources confirmed Friday that 36-year-old journeyman fan Brian Ferretti has joined the Arizona Cardinals, his sixth team in the past five years.

Is The Nation Ready For The Next Katrina?

Friday marks the 10-year anniversary of when Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, and many commentators have argued that not enough has been done over the past decade to address infrastructure and emergency response issues that could put coastal cities nationwide, including New Orleans, at risk of a catastrophe on a similar scale. Is the nation prepared for another Katrina?

Department Of Labor Study Confirms Your Job Most Demanding

‘None Of Your Friends Understand How Hard It Is,’ Report Reads

WASHINGTON—Noting that the level of mental strain associated with the profession was far and away the highest recorded, a federal study on workplace conditions and occupational stress released Thursday has confirmed that your job is the most demanding career in the entire nation, and that none of your friends or family fully understand how hard it is.

Neighborhood Starting To Get Too Safe For Family To Afford

CHICAGO—Explaining that the sense of unease she felt walking to and from her home had declined markedly over the years, Humboldt Park resident Kirsten Healy expressed her disappointment to reporters Thursday that her neighborhood was becoming too safe for her family to afford.
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Horoscope for the week of September 30, 1997

  • Aries

    Aries | March 21 to April 19

    You will experience little this week, except for a mild feeling of paranoia and a niggling awareness of your own insignificance. Expect the next 2,115 weeks to be the same.
  • Taurus

    Taurus | April 20 to May 20

    Strive for a sense of equilibrium. When someone asks you how you are doing, reply, “Oh, you know, I’ve been better, and I’ve been worse.”
  • Gemini

    Gemini | May 21 to June 20

    Go a little bit crazy this week: Get liquored up on cheap vermouth, steal a tractor-trailer rig, and drive it around, steering with your feet.
  • Cancer

    Cancer | June 21 to July 22

    Your boss takes you aside and gently points out a few things about your work which could use improving. Show him you understand by killing his children.
  • Leo

    Leo | July 23 to Aug. 22

    You will lose your life savings betting against the Vegas odds on your love life.
  • Virgo

    Virgo | Aug. 23 to Sept. 22

    Resolve difficulties between feuding family members by inviting them over to your house for a roast. Everyone likes a nice roast.
  • Libra

    Libra | Sept. 23 to Oct. 22

    Your 17-song album of Cole Porter covers will only sell six copies, despite the fact that you are one of the world’s top 1,000 touch typists.
  • Scorpio

    Scorpio | Oct. 23 to Nov. 21

    Pluto’s presence in Scorpio is impossible to discern with the naked eye.
  • Sagittarius

    Sagittarius | Nov. 22 to Dec. 21

    You will experience a profound awakening this week when a drunken Gemini driving a stolen tractor-trailer rig with his feet plows into your house at 3 a.m.
  • Capricorn

    Capricorn | Dec. 22 to Jan. 19

    After a dry spell of 30 years, your sex life is revitalized this week by a group of masochistic wrestling cheerleaders, a skein of orange yarn, a rocking chair, and a Tesla coil.
  • Aquarius

    Aquarius | Jan. 20 to Feb. 18

    You experience a nameless sense of dread when your mother fails to make her weekly “I never wanted you” phone call.
  • Pisces

    Pisces | Feb. 19 to March 20

    Fire and water magic are especially strong in Pisces this week. Cleanse your soul with a healthy, refreshing jet of high-pressure steam until your skin falls off in sheets.