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Like Coke machine for DVDs

McDonald's start-up Redbox tests video vending equipment

Brian Wilcox, 9, of Glastonbury, Conn., checks out the Redbox DVD vending machine at the Glastonbury Stop & Shop last month.
Brian Wilcox, 9, of Glastonbury, Conn., checks out the Redbox DVD vending machine at the Glastonbury Stop & Shop last month. (Globe Photo / Steven Lee Miller) Globe Photo / Steven Lee Miller
By Hiawatha Bray
Globe Staff / August 2, 2005

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GLASTONBURY, Conn. -- Candy, soda, cigarettes. Now DVDs. At a Stop & Shop supermarket here, one of 550 test sites around the country, customers can get DVDs of the most popular movies -- from Clint Eastwood's hit ''Million Dollar Baby" to ''National Treasure" with Nicolas Cage -- from a pair of cylinder-shaped vending machines at the front of the store. (Full article: 803 words)

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