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# 8  
Old 09-12-2009
How about this?

awk -F' ' '/<!\[CDATA/,/\]\]>/ {if(!/^\]/)print $(NF>2?2:1)}' file

# 9  
Old 09-12-2009
An alternative to awk, if the file is a well formed XML document, is to transform the file using an XSL stylesheet.
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="" version="1.0">

   <xsl:output method="text"/>

   <xsl:template match="/">
      <xsl:apply-templates select="//Data"/>

   <xsl:template match="Data">
      <xsl:copy-of select="."/>


xsltproc stylesheet file produces

# 10  
Old 09-12-2009
Here you go:
sed '/>$/d; s/.*\[ //' myfile.xml

I presume there will always be a space after [ .
If not remove the space.
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