EXTENSION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/EXTENSION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) House GOP to authorize Export-Import Bank http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393159-79/bank-extension-republicans-export.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393159-79/bank-extension-republicans-export.html.csp">House GOP to authorize Export-Import Bank</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANDREW TAYLOR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T18:41:38.991-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 06:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • House Republicans moved Tuesday to extend the authority of the Export-Import Bank this month as part of a government-wide funding bill needed to prevent a shutdown at month’s end. Republicans unveiled the measure, which would extend the bank’s charter through June 30, 2015, late Tuesday. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, had telegraphed the move earlier in the day when he told reporters that even a powerful foe of the bank, Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-T...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583931592014-09-09T18:41:38.991-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T18:41:38.991-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393159@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 18:41:38 MDT All aboard the S Line? Not quite for the Salt Lake City streetcar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58365239-90/streetcar-sugar-uta-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58365239-90/streetcar-sugar-uta-council.html.csp">All aboard the S Line? Not quite for the Salt Lake City streetcar</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T10:47:30.842-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 10:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Before uttering the word “streetcar” in Salt Lake City, it’s best to hold on tight — it’s a topic that promises a rough ride. In a dramatic 4-3 split vote Tuesday evening, the City Council approved an additional $3 million as a match for federal funding that would extend the Sugar House Streetcar line. It passed despite harsh criticism of the Utah Transit Authority — which operates the line — by several council members who said UTA has undermined the success of the streetcar by not scheduling i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58365239@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 10:47:30 MDT NFL: Texans’ J.J. Watt agrees to contract extension http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364232-77/contract-million-watt-extension.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364232-77/contract-million-watt-extension.html.csp">NFL: Texans’ J.J. Watt agrees to contract extension</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRIS DUNCAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T23:31:08.779-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Houston • A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that star defensive end J.J. Watt has agreed to terms on a contract extension with the Houston Texans. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the deal had not been signed. Multiple media reports said the agreement was for six years and $100 million, with $51.8 million guaranteed and a $10 million signing bonus. Watt had two years left on his contract that was due to pay him $1.9 million this year and jus...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583642322014-09-02T23:31:08.779-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T23:31:08.779-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364232@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:31:08 MDT AP source: Chiefs’ Smith agrees to 4-yr extension http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58359415-77/chiefs-smith-extension-kansas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58359415-77/chiefs-smith-extension-kansas.html.csp">AP source: Chiefs’ Smith agrees to 4-yr extension</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE SKRETTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T17:16:21.939-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 05:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kansas City, Mo. • Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has agreed to a four-year, $68 million extension that includes $45 million in guaranteed money, a person familiar with the contract told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Sunday because the team had not announced the deal, which will keep Smith in Kansas City through the 2018 season. The Kansas City Star first reported the agreement. Smith and his representatives had been discussing an extension with the Chiefs for s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583594152014-09-02T17:16:21.939-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T17:16:21.939-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58359415@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:16:21 MDT NBA notes: L.A. Clippers sign Doc Rivers to 5-year extension http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58345681-77/rivers-clippers-doc-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58345681-77/rivers-clippers-doc-team.html.csp">NBA notes: L.A. Clippers sign Doc Rivers to 5-year extension</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:57.231-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Doc Rivers is staying with the Los Angeles Clippers for another five years. In Steve Ballmer’s first big move since taking over as the new owner, he gave Rivers a contract extension through the 2018-19 season. Ballmer said Wednesday it was one of his top priorities to ensure that Rivers remains as the long-term leader of the team. Rivers was a stabilizing force for the franchise during the upheaval created by former owner Donald Sterling’s racist remarks that led to his ouster afte...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583456812014-08-27T23:28:57.231-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T23:28:57.231-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58345681@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:57 MDT Clippers sign Doc Rivers to contract extension http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343172-77/rivers-clippers-doc-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343172-77/rivers-clippers-doc-team.html.csp">Clippers sign Doc Rivers to contract extension</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BETH HARRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:58.655-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Doc Rivers is staying with the Los Angeles Clippers for another five years. In Steve Ballmer’s first big move since taking over as the team’s new owner last week, he has locked in Rivers through the 2019 season. Ballmer said Wednesday it was one of his top priorities to ensure that Rivers remains as the long-term leader of the team. Rivers was a stabilizing force for the franchise during the upheaval created by former owner Donald Sterling’s racist remarks that led to his ouster af...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583431722014-08-27T23:28:58.655-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T23:28:58.655-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343172@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:58 MDT Utah reinforces call for more time in same-sex marriage recognition appeal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58318294-90/utah-court-sex-case.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58318294-90/utah-court-sex-case.html.csp">Utah reinforces call for more time in same-sex marriage recognition appeal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T22:30:56.467-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah reinforced its argument to a federal appeals court Wednesday in asking for 30 extra days to appeal a judge’s order that the state extend spousal benefits to same-sex couples who married in Utah during a brief window when such unions were legal. Its most recent brief, which more thoroughly fleshes out the state’s argument for why its filing deadline should be moved from Sept. 22 to Oct. 22, acknowledges that the plaintiffs in the case — four gay and lesbian couples — believe they are being ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58318294@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:30:56 MDT Utah asks for more time to file in same-sex marriage benefits case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58310323-78/utah-state-sex-case.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58310323-78/utah-state-sex-case.html.csp">Utah asks for more time to file in same-sex marriage benefits case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T22:17:16.454-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 10:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Attorney’s General Office has asked for an extension to file its appeal of a judge’s order that requires the state to offer spousal benefits to same-sex couple who were married in Utah last December. According to a brief filed Monday with the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, state attorneys are asking to have until Oct. 22 — a month extension from the previous Sept. 22 deadline set by the court — to file its appeal in the Evans v. Utah case. Attorneys are asking for the extensi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58310323@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:17:16 MDT Gaza truce extension fans hope of lasting deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58297162-68/hamas-israel-cairo-gaza.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58297162-68/hamas-israel-cairo-gaza.html.csp">Gaza truce extension fans hope of lasting deal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T11:49:02.067-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 11:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cairo • A five-day extension of a Gaza truce appeared to be holding despite a rocky start on Thursday, fanning cautious optimism of progress in the indirect negotiations underway in Cairo between Israel and major Palestinian factions, including Hamas. It’s the longest cease-fire to be declared since the war broke out last month in the Gaza Strip. The fighting has so far killed more than 1,900 Palestinians, the majority of them civilians, according to Palestinian and U.N. officials. Israel has lo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582971622014-08-14T11:49:02.067-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T11:49:02.067-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58297162@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:49:02 MDT Bengals’ QB Andy Dalton signs multiyear deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58260409-77/dalton-andy-bengals-deal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58260409-77/dalton-andy-bengals-deal.html.csp">Bengals’ QB Andy Dalton signs multiyear deal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T16:37:23.134-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 04:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cincinnati • The Cincinnati Bengals on Monday made Andy Dalton one of the highest-paid quarterbacks in the league. Dalton signed a six-year extension. According to multiple reports, the deal is worth up to $115 million and will prevent Dalton playing out the final year of his rookie contract. The deal was announced at a news conference on Monday, but financial details were not released. Dalton said he is relieved to have the deal finalized before the season. “You do have it in the back of your m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58260409@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:37:23 MDT Sports briefs: Venus Williams loses in Bank of West quarterfinal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58252172-77/spurs-williams-bank-commonwealth.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58252172-77/spurs-williams-bank-commonwealth.html.csp">Sports briefs: Venus Williams loses in Bank of West quarterfinal</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T23:14:30.704-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 11:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tennis • Eighth-seeded Andrea Petkovic ended Venus Williams’ run in the Bank of the West Classic, beating the former top-ranked player 6-1, 3-6, 7-5 in the quarterfinals Friday in Stanford, Calif. Following a shaky start, the 25th-ranked Williams picked up her game in the second set and appeared poised to take over the match. The 18th-ranked Petkovic rallied in the third set, taking leads of 3-1 and 5-3, to beat Williams in their first meeting since Luxembourg in 2012. Petkovic is looking for ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58252172@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 23:14:30 MDT NBA: Spurs sign Tony Parker to extension http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58251209-77/spurs-parker-extension-deal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58251209-77/spurs-parker-extension-deal.html.csp">NBA: Spurs sign Tony Parker to extension</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JON KRAWCZYNSKI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T23:10:36.677-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tony Parker is by far the youngest of the San Antonio Spurs’ Big Three, a fact that could have complicated things going forward as Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili get closer to retirement. As they are wont to do, the Spurs made things real easy. The Spurs signed Parker to a multi-year contract extension on Friday, ensuring that the six-time All-Star point guard will be in the fold whether Duncan and Ginobili are able to continue their careers or not. The Spurs did not disclose the deal, but Yahoo! ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582512092014-08-02T23:10:36.677-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-02T23:10:36.677-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58251209@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 23:10:36 MDT NFL: Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith focusing on football, not contract http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58243960-77/smith-chiefs-alex-contract.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58243960-77/smith-chiefs-alex-contract.html.csp">NFL: Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith focusing on football, not contract</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE SKRETTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T23:52:01.141-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 11:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Joseph, Mo. • The moment when Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will no longer discuss his contract situation is rapidly approaching, even though he makes it seem as if the deadline has already passed. Sure, Smith politely answers every question about his uncertain future, but he also makes it clear that he would rather not. The Chiefs have been talking to his representatives for months about a contract extension, but the sides remain far apart in their negotiations. “You’re getting to the point...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582439602014-07-30T23:52:01.141-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T23:52:01.141-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58243960@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:52:01 MDT Cowboys sign OT Smith to eight-year extension http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58244090-77/smith-cowboys-million-nfl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58244090-77/smith-cowboys-million-nfl.html.csp">Cowboys sign OT Smith to eight-year extension</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T23:14:23.83-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 11:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oxnard, Calif. • Tyron Smith has a new contract that will probably make him the most important blocker for the next Dallas quarterback after Tony Romo. The Pro Bowl left tackle signed an eight-year, $98 million extension Wednesday that pushes the total value of his deal to $110 million over 10 years, locking him up through 2023. The extension includes a $10 million signing bonus and $40 million in guaranteed money. Smith joins Romo as the only Cowboys with contracts valued at more than $100 mill...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582440902014-07-30T23:14:23.83-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T23:14:23.83-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58244090@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:14:23 MDT Packers re-sign WR Jordy Nelson to contract extension http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58227113-77/nelson-contract-deal-announced.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58227113-77/nelson-contract-deal-announced.html.csp">Packers re-sign WR Jordy Nelson to contract extension</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T17:08:32.768-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 05:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Green Bay, Wis. • The Packers have signed receiver Jordy Nelson to a contract extension, securing their top player at a position that has had several high-profile departures in recent years. Green Bay announced the deal Saturday after the first practice of training camp. Terms of the contract were not announced by the team, and NFL.com reported it was a four-year, $39 million deal with an $11.5 million signing bonus. Nelson was a second-round pick in 2008 who posted career-highs of 85 catches an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58227113@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:08:32 MDT