How to output html text using fscanf or textscan

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Greetings,
I'm trying to take a specified data from a html text using MATLAB.
Here is a sample html text(lines 12-18):
<FONT SIZE=+1 COLOR="#800000">TONIGHT</FONT>
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
<FONT SIZE=+1 COLOR="#800000">SATURDAY</FONT>
EAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
I want to take the headings 'Tonight' and 'Saturday' (Line 12 and 18) thus the data 'EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.' and 'EAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS. ' leaving me with an output of:
TONIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
I want to use textscan or fscanf to make MATLAB scan the text file and leave me an output of just the plain text without de html tags.
Thank you for your time

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 30 Jun 2012
Well if it is important to use textscan() or fscanf(), then:
DataCell = textscan( fid, '%s', 'Delimiter', ''); %read the entire file as strings, one per line.
Output = regexprep( DataCell, '<[^>]+>', '' ); %remove the HTML
This will be a cell array of strings.
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