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The city of Washington, DC, reportedly is negotiating with McDonald's to have the fast food retailer's "Red Box" vending machines placed in selected commuter rail station, allowing consumers to pick up food, drink and other amenities without actually having to go to a store.

There are two other Red Box units, each one approximately the size of a minivan, operating at present, one in the metro Washington area, and the other in Bethesda, Md.
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