I did use the find and replace in Word to remove such breaks and then I was done in no time at all.
Hint? The code for the hard break is http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=word+find+replace+carriage+return
I used OmniPage to convert documents (JPG files) that contain pages of typed text. On SOME of the documents, OmniPage inserts a paragraph mark (