5 things you need to know Thursday

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Here are five things you need to know on Thursday, March 6:

5. District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) has completely restored service, however, the 'Precautionary Boil Water Advisory' still remains in effect for some parts of the city. D.C. Public Schools officials have announced that meals at some schools will be impacted by the advisory.

VIDEO: 'Boil Water Advisory' in effect in some DC areas

4. Alexandria police will be holding a press conference exactly four weeks after the murder of an Alexandria music teacher.
Ruthanne Lodato, 59, was shot to death on her doorstep last month. Police do not know yet if her killing is related to the murder of Ron Kirby in November.

MORE: Presser expected in Lodato murder

3. Ben's Chili Bowl will be expanding into Virginia. The iconic restaurant is opening a new location in Arlington at 1725 Wilson Blvd. Bill Cosby is expected to be at the ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10:30 a.m. We'll have a reporter there, so check back for photos!

2. Officials are investigating a written bomb threat discovered overnight at the art and design building at George Mason University's Fairfax campus. Classes scheduled at 7:30 a.m. at the building are cancelled. Officials say a Mason Alert message will be sent when the building can be reoccupied or if additional delays are expected.

PHOTOS: Bomb threat under investigation at George Mason

1. Thursday will be a raw day as highs struggle to climb into the mid thirties and clouds return. A coastal storm will brush the metro area Friday, bringing some flurries southwest of D.C. Friday morning and showers to the metro Friday afternoon throughout most of Friday night.

FORECAST: Coastal storm brushes Metro Area Friday


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