Akira Muto, Japanese Consul General for New England, right, and his wife, Misako, laugh and sing along as Japanese language teacher Naoto Kobayashi leads his students in a song Friday at Richmond Middle School. Muto, who is based in Boston, and his delelgation spent the day visiting Maine. They met with Gov. Paul LePage at the State House in Augusta and stopped at Hall-Dale Elementary School before the Richmond visit. There were visits to Bath and Portland scheduled for later in the day. 

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