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  • The worst part was, as much as I wanted just to chuck the decaying leftovers outside and forget about them, I figured that would be a signal flare to every bear in a hundred-mile radius that I was hosting an all-you-can-eat buffet on my lawn.

    How to Flirt with A Naked Werewolf

  • “If you ignore the fact that we have a super-powered, crazed vampire on the loose that could bring about the destruction of any immortal in a hundred-mile radius, and the fact that your two lovers are having emo fits as you cram ice cream into your face, then yes.”

    My Fair Succubi

  • On April 2, 2008, Wills, accompanied by an instructor and a crew of three, made the hundred-mile round-trip from RAF Odiham to Highgrove.

    William and Kate

  • Winding up a seven - hundred-mile trip on the ice with a forty-mile run, he came into camp at six o'clock in the evening and found a "squaw dance" under way.

    The Gold Hunters of the North

  • The Leaf's GPS display puts your car in the center of a circle with a hundred-mile radius, with dots blinking the location of any quick-charge stations.

    Gene and the Machine: The shocking truth about the electric Volt

  • He controlled everything that moved there, a fact that was well known to every bootlegger in a hundred-mile radius.

    Becoming Al Capone

  • He took us around to meet every radio station programmer and college concert committee booker in a hundred-mile radius.

    EVENING’S EMPIRE

  • He seems to know everything that goes on within a hundred-mile radius.

    Black Magic

  • Every ship in a hundred-mile radius would see that column of smoke.

    DESERT ISLAND SOLITAIRE, OR, A GOOD CIGAR IS A SMOKE • by Nick Logan

  • Traveling by car, the Dean and Paige caravan made the hundred-mile journey from Tulsa to Enid in northern Oklahoma.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

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