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Vet with Lou Gehrig’s to get in-home care

PORTLAND — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has reached an agreement to continue in-home health care for an Oregon veteran with Lou Gehrig’s disease, it was announced Friday.Michael Williamson of Springfield sued the federal agency on Jan. 23 in U.S. District Court in Eugene after a VA contract company notified him that his home health care of nearly 20 years would soon end because it couldn’t find caregivers for his round-the-clock assistance.Officials at the