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February 23, 2021

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM FEBRUARY 24 - MARCH 2, 2021 UCW 19 WEEKLY HOROSCOPE NEWS OF THE WEIRD by the Editors at Andrews McMeel Syndication In Plane Sight In January at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, two employees of United Airlines approached a man and asked for his ID. Aditya Singh, 36, of Orange, California, produced an employee badge, but it was not his: Another employee had reported it missing on Oct. 26, the Chicago Tri- bune reported. Authorities said Singh had arrived at O'Hare on Oct. 19 from Los Angeles and was too afraid to fly back home because of COVID-19, so he hid in a secured area of the airport for three months, living off food given to him by strangers. Singh is unem- ployed but has a master's degree in hospitality and doesn't have a criminal background. He was charged with felony criminal trespass. The Devil Made Them Do It Members of Poughkeepsie, New York's Church of Satan are down in the dumps after someone torched their gathering place, known as "Hal- loween House." According to the Poughkeepsie Journal, video footage shows a person carrying two gas cans, splashing liquid on the front porch, lighting it and running away. Two people who were inside at the time es- caped unharmed; the arsonist has not been caught. Church member Isis Ver- mouth: "Whoever did this is going to be hexed by all of us," she said. "I just don't understand why anyone would want to piss off Satanic witches. 'Cause now there's going to be hell to pay." Police Report In Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Curtis McCoy, 46, and his husband got into a spat "that escalated since they have been drinking alcohol" police reported. McCoy "brought up how the victim has only one testicle which caused the victim to get upset," ac- cording to The Smoking Gun. When the victim pointed his finger at McCoy, he grabbed and twisted it, "causing him pain." McCoy was arrested for domestic violence; his criminal his- tory includes shoplifting, disorderly conduct, assault, larceny and other offenses. Perspective Rajan Zed, president of the Uni- versal Society of Hinduism, is asking luxury goods company Louis Vuitton to stop selling a yoga mat made par- tially of leather, calling the product "hugely insensitive" because Hindus regard cows as sacred. The mat retails for $2,390 online; Paris-based Louis Vuitton has not responded. Question: Is it just me, or does ABC's "e Chase" seem mean-spirited? Ken Jennings, James Holzhauer and Brad Rutter are know-it-all millionaires play- ing keep-away from the little contestants and they're coming across as snarky. — Diana N. Matt Roush: I get it, but "e Chase" in its first U.S. version on the Game Show Network had similar attitude, and for me the appeal of the show is on the level of a "Trivia Gladiators" where the con- testants know they're going up against the best of the best, and if they're not at the top of their game, they're going to lose. (In the first episode, with Ken Jennings in the "Chaser" seat, the con- testants won, so it is possible, but not easy.) It could be that this version is leaving such a sour aftertaste because these "Jeopardy!" champs have by and large always been seen as good sports, even as heroes in the rarefied quiz-show world. e jibes on "e Chase" are meant to be humorous, and I can see where it would come off as smug as they sit above it all and gloating as if they enjoy crushing their opponents' hopes. e players know the stakes going in, so I wouldn't take it so seriously. If it's too much of a turn-off, though, there's always "Jeopardy!," where Ken is much nicer to everyone. To submit questions to TV Critic Matt Roush, go to: tvinsider.com. By Damian Holbrook Cheers to "e Good Doctor's" great Christina Chang. e "24" and "Nashville" alum has always been a solid presence on ABC's medical drama. But now that her Dr. Audrey Lim is getting to shine in an arc about post-COVID PTSD — something that real-life docs are also facing — "Doctor" has become true ap- pointment TV. Jeers to "is is Us" for that rear-view peek into Randall's past. Seeing Ster- ling K. Brown's troubled character bare his soul as he uncovered the sad truth about his late birth mother on the NBC drama was a thing of beauty. Seeing Brown's bare butt as Randall skinny dipped in a lake to say goodbye to her memory was a thing of booty and, honestly, a little weird. ARIES - March 21/April 20 Aries, you may be falling behind on keeping resolutions, but that is alright. It's easy to get back on track once you set your mind to it. Ask a friend to keep you accountable. TAURUS - April 21/May 21 Taurus, right now your mind is focused on "the more the merrier" but you have to find ways to safely connect with others. Keep ever yone's health in mind. GEMINI - May 22/June 21 It may have seemed like the last few months of 2020 flew by, Gemini. A new year provides a chance to restart, slow down and smell the proverbial roses. CANCER - June 22/July 22 is week can prove to be epic if you just go with the flow a little bit, Cancer. Let others take the lead and simply follow along. You never know where things will lead. LEO - July 23/Aug. 23 Leo, figure out how to align your priorities with what you do for a living. It could mean chang- ing careers. Even though it may seem risk y right now, start exploring the waters. VIRGO - Aug. 24/Sept. 22 Some down time and R& R can do a body good. Ask your partner to cover for you and then reciprocate so you can both unplug and refresh. LIBR A - Sept. 23/Oct. 23 Libra, a midweek business proposition or a real estate endeavor may present itself. is could lead to some exciting changes for your family. SCORPIO - Oct. 24/Nov. 22 You don't mind defending your opinions or your ideals, Scorpio. In fact, you are highly skilled at constructive conversation. Your nego- tiation tactics may be put to the test. SAGITTARIUS - Nov. 23/Dec. 21 e early part of the week may be pretty uneventful, but things heat up as the week progresses, Sagittarius. You may not have time to do ever ything you desire. CAPRICORN - Dec. 22/Jan. 20 Boredom isn't a bad thing when you desire a respite, Capricorn. W hile others may be look - ing for ways to chase away cabin fever, you may be perfectly content snuggling in. AQUARIUS - Jan. 21/Feb. 18 Unexpected partnerships can yield some amazing results, Aquarius. is may be the op- portunity you are looking for at this juncture in your life. Push ahead for the time being. PISCES - Feb. 19/March 20 Pisces, momentum swings in your favor and you can sail through all of your tasks and goals in record time. Enjoy the ride. VOLUME 14 | ISSUE 10 OCTOBER | 2020 Inspiring, educating, empowering and celebrating women in our community M A G A Z I N E Fayetteville Fall Flavors for Your Table Help for Women's Health Carve and Craft Pumpkin Art More inside: VOLUME 14 | ISSUE 9 SEPTEMBER | 2020 Inspiring, educating, empowering and celebrating women in our community M A G A Z I N E Help for Homeschooling Living Large in Small Spaces RV Homes and She Sheds Homeward Bound The Flight of the Monarch Mo's Heroes Founder ShaDonna McPhaul Helping Homeless Vets More inside: WELCOME HOME! 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