southwest airlines en Newscast for June 9, 2014 <p>News coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:&nbsp;</p><ul><li>A Missouri inmate scheduled to be put to death next week is asking the Missouri Supreme Court to halt the execution.</li><li>A Kansas City-bound Southwest Airlines jet backed into a stationary JetBlue Airways plane.</li><li>The Veterans Affairs Department says there are patients who sought appointments through the VA medical center in St. Louis that were never seen.</li><li>A Missouri lawmaker is calling on Gov. Jay Nixon to not cut dental benefits from next year's state budget.</li></ul> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 22:22:14 +0000 Brandon Kiley 54272 at Southwest Airlines announces Branson flights <p>Southwest has announced that it’s taking over the Branson operations of its AirTran subsidiary in March next year.</p><p><a href="">KYTV </a>reports that Southwest will drop daily nonstop service between Branson and Baltimore while adding one direct daily flight to Love Field in Dallas. Nonstop daily service to Chicago Midway and Houston Hobby will continue, and a Saturday-only direct flight between Branson and Orlando is being added.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 13:15:00 +0000 Associated Press 20147 at Southwest Airlines announces Branson flights