Tye, I must have not understood your proposal in the chatterbox. My apologies. This is good and I could use it on a case by case basis. I don't know 100% that I will always see the same line but I can substitute a different regex if necessary. I'm hoping this is just a rare occurrence and I will know more as I work with these files on a more regular basis.
I was hoping there was some kind of exception handling that could catch this kind of error and move on. Though I know this goes against the XML doctrine on poorly formed XML