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THE SALINA JOURNAL Almanac THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2001 B5 By Joyce Jillson Creators Syndicate Inc. • ARIES (March 21-April 19). Singles will find love with sonneone in close proximity. State-of-the-art Investments may not be worth it. See what you can buy used to I ^omplete the same task. Tonight, friends mean well, but you are better off doing all the planning. •TAURUS (April 20-May 20). An Aquarius or Leo can help you brainstorm a fresh, winning approach to your business goals. You are most articulate when you put your thoughts in writing before saying them, even if it means postponing a meeting. • GEMINI (May 21-June 21). ' iviove forward with the living arrangement you want by getting rid of the objects you don't need. Love tal<es your mind off work, but it's not necessarily a good thing. You might be offered valuable tickets, so don't miss a rare chance. • CANCER (June 22-July 22). Hire someone from another generation. You'll see life and work from a new perspective. Innovative ideas are a shot in the arm to your business. Be practical about romantic decisions, and give a long-term relationship a lot of thought. • LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You've learned how to live wisely and well on your own terms, which is a very special achievement. An unstable relationship gets tiresome; you may find you don't know exactly where you stand. Call elders to see if they 'need anything. • TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (April •12). You are in the driver's seat! Take chances during the next three weeks. Love is at your doorstep, so be direct and cautious if you want things to go smoothly. Make requests at work in May when you'll be irresistible. Social events in June will seal financial connections and further philanthropic goals. Your best romantic partners are Taurus and Gemini. Your lucky numbers are 5, 39, 21,32 and 8. •VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You want so much for those you love that you forget what they really want is your company Make calls to customers, and pitch your boss a new idea. Sell yourself. Settling for less is not your style. Do what it takes to acquire only the best. • LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Start the day on a high note, and keep rolling. Think about new ways to make money. Gain knowledge from breaking free mentally, but hold tight to the bottom line, and fulfill practical responsibilities, intellectual pursuits will come to the forefront. • SCORPIO (Oct 24-Nov. 21). Romantic matters stay on the back burner as career issues demand your concentration. Someone you respect will pay you the highest of compliments, leaving you feeling elated and even transformed. Dine with a Leo tonight. • SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Relationships enter a sensitive phase. Take care not to hurt others with your sharp criticisms. Do not engage in self-destructive patterns. Acts of generosity, kindness and love are favored. Your friends highly appreciate your qualities. • CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Your income depends on discipline. Distracting yourself from romantic desire enables a special someone to pay more attention to you. A phone call brings affirmations in love. Tap your capacity to delight others with your wit. • AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You are especially intuitive. Put what you've learned Into motion. An attractive new acquaintance Is available. Ask for a raise or promotion while the boss is enthusiastic. Advice from friends will Sound like criticism, but it really isn't. • PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). The urge to act impulsively will be strong. Avoid making decisions in haste. Play it safe. Review your thoughts before sharing them with others. Romantic obstacles are not insurmountable. You will overcome them. Salina forecast Today High: 65 Low: 41 Partly cloudy. Northwest wind 10 to 20 mph. Tonight, mostly clear. 8:04 p.m. 6:57 a.m. Today's Sunset Tomorrow's Sunrise Friday High: 70 Low: 43 Partly cloudy. In the evening, increasing cloudiness. Kansas today Saturday Sunday High: 75 Low: 53 Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. High: 66 Low: 47 Decreasing clouds. U.S. today Monday High: 60 Low: 44 Partly cloudy. Salina data * Source: Salina Journal Weather Station TEMPERATURES Yesterday Normal Record / Year High 66 64 89/1930 Low 55 41 23/1989 • High and low to 9 p.m. PRECIPITATION Wednesday (to 9 p.m.) 0.64 Tuesday (24 hours) 1.32 April to date 1.96 Average April 2.76 Year to date 7.61 Average year through Apr. 6.68 Average year 30.43 High Low Showers Rain WARM 02001 AccuWeather, Inc. m m m o T-alorma Flurries Snow Ice Sunny Pt. Cloudy Cloudy People By The Associated Press Kansas data U.S. forecasts Chanule HI 71 LO 62 PREC 0.59 Albuquerque HI 64 LO OTLK 34 PCIdy Miami Beach HI 84 LO OTLK 73 PCIdy Coffeyville 74 62 0.32 Anchorage 43 32 Rain Mpls-StPaul 45 42 Rain 81 63 CIdy New Orleans 84 71 PCIdy Concordia 63 51 Dodge City 59 42 Emporia 58 1.03 0.66 0.21 Atlanta Baltimore .Boston 78 52 CIdv Garden City 56 42 49 41 Rain Goodland 46 35 Hill City 50 41 0.36 0.18 0.75 Charlotte.N.C. 84 62 PCIdy Omaha Chicago New York City 57 Oklahoma City 73 45 Raln^ Clr 60 51 Clr Orlando 53 41 PCIdy 90 64 Clr Hutchinson Lawrence 70 SO Dallas-Fl Worth 77 • 50 CIdy Philadelphia 72 49 Rain Denver 70 59 Honolulu 48 28 CIdy Phoenix Manhattan 59 56 0.46 Houston 82 71 PCIdy St Louis 50 Clr 67 54 Clr Russell 85 63 PCIdy San Diego 62 54 ' Rain Topeka 59 44 0.94 Kansas City 62 44 • Clr San Francisco 60 47 Wichita 71 64 0.06 Las Vegas 70 52 0.18 Los Angeles 67 65 46 Clr Seattle Clr 52 36 Rain 50 PCIdy Washington.D.C. 81 55 CIdy KANSAS ROAD CONDITIONS HOTLINE 1-800-585-7623 Provided by the Kansas Higtiway Patrol NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WEB SITE www.nws.noaa.gov weather warnings, forecasts, radar The Associated Press Arnold Schwarzenegger drives a 2001 concept Hummer H2 sport utility truck through Times Square for its New Yorl< debut Tuesday. Arnold raises Hummer of a stir NEW YORK — An orange Hummer with two bicycles strapped to the roof roared down Broadway, hung a sharp left at 44th Street and motored its way into ABC's "Good Morning America" studios. Out stepped "Terminator" star Arnold Schwarzenegger and Mayor Rudolph Giuliani. It was enough to make even New Yorkers gawk. "Look at those deltoids. Look at those calves," quipped Schwarzenegger, referring to the H2 Hummer SUT, a "concept" design slated to become the second civilian version of the military's Humvee utility vehicle. Officials of AM General, the South Bend, Ind., company that makes the Hummer, and General Motors, which owns the name and markets it worldwide, staged the public relations stunt Tuesday to present the H2 Hummer, a slightly scaled-down but still macho machine, to be displayed at the New York International Auto Show this weekend. The auto executives also presented a $13 million check to Schwarzenegger to support the Inner City Games Foundation, a sports and educational program for urban youth that he co-founded and now operates in 14 major U.S. cities. Schwarzenegger originally persuaded AMG to produce a domesticated version of the Humvee, and he still drives the first one produced a decade ago. GM, which acquired the brand name in 1999, developed and engineered the H2 Hummer, which may reach dealers in 2002. Shields weds for second time LOS ANGELES — Brooke Shields is suddenly a married woman. The former "Suddenly Susan" star exchanged wedding vows with writer-producer Chris Henchy last Wednesday on Santa Catalina Island off the Southern California coast. No other details about the ceremony were available, a spokeswoman said Tuesday Shields, 35, and Henchy, 38, became engaged in July The marriage is Shields' second. She and tennis star Andre Agassi married in April 1997 and filed for divorce two years later Shields' NBC sitcom "Suddenly Susan" ended in 2000 after four years. T ADVICE The world is a big enough place for transsexuals Dear Ann Landers: Thank you for printing that letter about the transsexual whose parents could not accept him as "Madeleine." That letter meant a lot to me because I am a transsexual woman, which means I once was considered a male. Many people assume it was my "choice" to be this way. They are mistaken. The only choice for me was to live or die. No one chooses to be transsexual. This is just the way we "turned out." I have lost jobs, friends and the respect of many people who ^ were unable to accept the truth about me. I did not make this decision for sexual reasons. It was an identity issue. I have always felt that my body was out of sync with my brain. I am not a freak. I do not ANN LANDERS Creators Syndicate Inc. molest children or exhibit deviant behavior. I want nothing more than a loving family of my own and the ability to lead a quiet life, have a decent job and make friends. I am not "proud" of being a transsexual, but I am proud that I have been able fo come to terms with who I really am. People should not make our decision their problem. — A New Woman in Ohio Dear Ohio: The most important lines in your letter are ones I hope my readers will remember They are, "No one chooses to be transsexual. It is just the way we 'turned out.' " The same, of course, can be said of homosexuality We need a better understanding and more compassionate acceptance when there is deviation from the norm. This world is a big enough place for everybody Dear Ann Landers; A co-worker and I recently planned a ski trip. Unfortunately she became sick a few days before we were scheduled to leave and had to cancel. Here's the problem, Ann. Our hotel biU had to be paid ahead of time and was non­ refundable. Since I already had reservations, I asked my brother's fiancee if she would like to go with me. She agreed. I did not expect her to pay for these accommodations. Should my co-worker pay for half the hotel bill, since she canceled and I could not get the money back? She thinks my brother's fiancee should have picked up the other half of the biU. I believe my coworker should at least have offered to reimburse me. — Colorado Connie Dear Colorado Connie: Your co-worker who canceled has a moral obligation to pay for half of the bill. The fact that someone else stepped in at the last minute does not relieve her of that responsibility Your brother's fiancee, however, should have paid for any "extras" — meals and drinks and so on. I hope this settles it. Dear Ann Landers: My father-in-law was recently divorced after many years of marriage, and his newfound freedom has turned him into a kid again. He buys toys for himself, including wind-up cars, trucks, trains, gadgets that squeak, pop and light up, and other items that the average 5-year-old would enjoy The problem is, Dad has put together a little car made of spare parts and a snowmobile engine. It has no brakes, and the steering comes loose quite often. His car can go up to 35 mph, and he sometimes drives it over icy roads and frozen ponds. If Dad crashes, my wife and I are his only relatives and wiU be forced to take care of him. He is being irresponsible, and it's only a matter of time before he has an accident. Is there anything I can do? — Somewhere in Michigan Dear Michigan: You can do two things: pray a lot and make sure he has insurance. Write to Ann Landers at P.O. Box 11562, Chicago, IL 60611. TV TONIGHT 4/12/01 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30 BPBS, B .H.-Hays Sun. 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