What’s Trending? Chris Christie Deadpan, High School Musical 4, Yoenis Céspedes & a Horse

Donald Trump may have won big last night in Super Tuesday states, but some who watch his victory speech had trouble paying attention to him. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie introduced Trump… and then hung out on stage behind him. Viewers noticed the deadpan look on Christie’s face, and shifting eyes… and took to the Internet pondering whether Christie was being held hostage and was trying to signal an extraction team.

Are you afraid of self-driving cars? A AAA survey finds 75% of drivers would not feel safe in a self driving car. But, 60% say they would like to get some kind of self-driving feature, such as automatic braking or self-parking. Some advocates of self-driving cars argue they would be safer than cars driven by humans… because they can’t get distracted or drive when tired or impaired.

The Disney Channel is reviving “High School Musical.” The channel is starting a nationwide casting search for the latest sequel in the hit TV movie franchise. “High School Musical 4” will introduce new East High Wildcats and their cross-town rivals, the West High Knights. The cast of the original 2006 movie included Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, and Ashley Tisdale. Details about upcoming open casting calls will be available online soon at www.disneychannel.com/opencall.

We haven’t checked in on Spring Training in a few days to see what Mets outfielder Yoenis Céspedes has been arriving in. After showcasing nearly a half-dozen tricked out vehicles, Céspedes saddled up this ride to work Tuesday. Teammate Noah Syndergaard actually pitched the idea of riding a horse to Céspedes after seeing the attention he was getting for the collection of luxury cars he drove to practice.

Alabama’s last totally dry county is going wet. Residents in the Clay County cities of Ashland and Lineville voted Tuesday to legalize alcohol sales. Alcohol sales will still be illegal outside the cities. But the vote means alcohol can now be sold legally in at least part of each of Alabama’s 67 counties.

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