AUGUSTA - The Department of Health and Human Services will begin handing out new benefit cards this week.
A man who murdered an Augusta woman in 1976 has begun serving his sentence.
64 year old Gary Raub pleaded guilty to second degree homicide charges Friday and was ordered to serve 20 years in prison.
Raub was homeless and living in Seattle, Washington when dna taken from a piece of chewing gum tied him to the death of 70 year old Blanche \Kimball.
She was found stabbed to death 38 years ago.
Raub had been renting a room from Kimball, but denied any involvement in her death.
The case set a record in maine for being the oldest cold case arrest in state history.