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Microsoft Expression Web breaking PHP file in wordpress template

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I'm attempting to use this wordpress template:

http://www.wpshoppe.com/themes/cleanr/

I've used this template successfully in the past.  However, right now I'm editing in Microsoft expression web and I'm running into a problem.  Everything works fine, but if I open up header.php in expression web, change something (just add a space, remove it, save) it breaks the file and the page is no longer centered in IE8.  The file does become a very slightly different size, but winmerge says it is identical to the original.  This does NOT happen if I edit in notepad, but I can't seem to track down what expression web is doing to it (or why) and I've never had problems with expression web in the past.  

A couple other things worth noting:
-Once the file is broken it seems broken for good - pasting it into notepad and resaving does not fix it and the only noticeable difference is that it retains the line breaks from expression web (when originally opening it in notepad there are no line breaks).
-Even if I paste the original working code, from notepad into the broken file in notepad, it's STILL broken.

Any insight into this problem would be very helpful.  I've attached the original file and the broken file as well.
header.php
header-broken.php
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