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''Doonesbury'' is coming back this fall - but not to the comics pages. The adventures of college student Mike Doonesbury and his pals from Walden Pond will storm Broadway this fall in the musical ''Doonesbury.'' ''It's about their having to go out into the world in the 1980s,'' said director Jacques Levy at the start of rehearsals Tuesday.

The economic cost of alcohol abuse may be as high as $120 billion in the US each year, and treating alcoholism may cost less than not treating it, according to a congressional report. The study was conducted to determine the value of continuing medicare payments for alcohol abuse treatment.

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