Tuscumbia Alabama http://apr.org en Alien Promotion Scares Residents in Ala Community http://apr.org/post/alien-promotion-scares-residents-ala-community <p>A gimmicky promotion about an alien takeover at a radio station wound up scaring some residents of a north Alabama community.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Star 94.9 is changing formats in Tuscumbia, so it used a marketing ploy in which aliens take over the station to figure out what type of music appeals to humans.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; But the promotion apparently scared some people.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The TimesDaily (http://bit.ly/17o2jAZ) reports that concerned parents and students called police and schools, and the station says it received phone calls, too.<br> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 12:55:48 +0000 The Associated Press 36973 at http://apr.org Alien Promotion Scares Residents in Ala Community