[R] Huge Dataset Dates Span two Lines

DVL daniel.van.lunen at state.ma.us
Thu Jan 8 19:20:40 CET 2015

I'm trying to import a many gigabyte .txt file to analyze. It is asterisk
delimited. I'm having an issue with the date field in the dataset. In the
first 165 lines dates are listed as :

Then on the 166th line and in other places the date spans two lines: 

This causes a problem because R thinks it has reached the end of a row in
the table. How can I solve this?

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